slimība

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From slims (sick, ill) +‎ -ība. A neologism, coined already in the late 18th century by G. F. Stenders, but reaching widespread acceptance only in the 19th century.[1]

Noun[edit]

slimība f (4th declension)

  1. (pathology) disease, illness (a disturbance in the normal functioning of the body or of one or some of its parts)
    hroniska, akūta, iedzimta slimībachronic, acute, hereditary disease
    ginekoloģiska, psihiska, alerģiska slimībagynecological, mental, allergic disease
    infekcijas, vīrusu slimībainfectious, viral disease
    acu, sirds, nervu slimībaseye, heart, nerve diseases
    augu, mājlopu slimībasplant, livestock diseases
    slimības uzliesmojumsdisease outbreak
    slimību ārstēšanadisease treatment
    slimību profilaksedisease prevention
    sieviešu, vīriešu, bērnu slimībaswomen's, men's, children's diseases
    profesionāla slimībaoccupational disease
    miega slimībasleeping sickness, beriberi
    jūras slimībaseasickness
    staru slimībaradiation sickness
    gulties, nogulties slimības gultāto be bedridden (lit. to lie in a sickness bed)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “slims”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7