rabies

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See also: rabiés and ràbies

English[edit]

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A dog infected with the rabies

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From Latin rabiēs (rage, madness, fury), from rabiō (I am angry, I am mad, I rave).

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rabies (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An infectious disease caused by species of Lyssavirus that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals and people, characterised by abnormal behaviour such as excitement, aggressiveness, and dementia, followed by paralysis and death.

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Further reading[edit]

  • rabies in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • rabies at OneLook Dictionary Search

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rabies c (singular definite rabiesen, not used in plural form)

  1. rabies

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rabiō +‎ -iēs.

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Noun[edit]

rabiēs f (genitive rabiēī); fifth declension

  1. rage
  2. madness

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  • The genitive singular appears as rabiēs in Lucretius. The nominative, accusative and ablative singular are the only attested forms in Classical Latin.

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rabiēs rabiēs
Genitive rabiēī rabiērum
Dative rabiēī rabiēbus
Accusative rabiem rabiēs
Ablative rabiē rabiēbus
Vocative rabiēs rabiēs

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  • English: rabies, rage
  • French: rage
  • Italian: rabbia
  • Portuguese: raiva
  • Spanish: rabia

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Verb[edit]

rabies

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of rabiar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of rabiar.