tinnitus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tinnītus (a jingling, ringing).

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Noun[edit]

tinnitus (plural tinnituses)

  1. The perception of noise, such as a ringing or beating sound, which has no external source.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of tinniō (ring, jingle, clink).

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Participle[edit]

tinnītus m (feminine tinnīta, neuter tinnītum); first/second declension

  1. rung, jingled, having been jingled.
  2. cried, screamed, having been screamed in a shrill voice.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tinnītus tinnīta tinnītum tinnītī tinnītae tinnīta
genitive tinnītī tinnītae tinnītī tinnītōrum tinnītārum tinnītōrum
dative tinnītō tinnītae tinnītō tinnītīs tinnītīs tinnītīs
accusative tinnītum tinnītam tinnītum tinnītōs tinnītās tinnīta
ablative tinnītō tinnītā tinnītō tinnītīs tinnītīs tinnītīs
vocative tinnīte tinnīta tinnītum tinnītī tinnītae tinnīta

Noun[edit]

tinnītus m (genitive tinnītī); second declension

  1. A ringing, jingling, tinkling.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tinnītus tinnītī
genitive tinnītī tinnītōrum
dative tinnītō tinnītīs
accusative tinnītum tinnītōs
ablative tinnītō tinnītīs
vocative tinnīte tinnītī

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

tinnitus m (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) tinnitus (perception of a ringing noise)

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