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Diabetes
See also: Diabetes and diabètes

English

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Etymology

From Latin diab?t?s ("siphon"), from Ancient Greek (diab?t?s), from Ancient Greek (diabaín?, "to pass through").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?da'bi:di:z/, /?da'bi:d?s/, /?da'bi:ti:z/, /?da'bi:t?s/
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Noun

diabetes (uncountable)

  1. Diabetes insipidus; any condition characterized by excessive or incontinent urine, now specifically as caused by impaired production of, or response to, the antidiuretic hormone vasopressin. [from 15th c.]
    • 1649, Nicholas Culpeper, The Physical Directory:
      A Sheeps or Goats bladder being burnt, and the ashes given inwardly, helps the Diabetes, or continuall pissing.
    • 1751, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, vol. III, ch. 86:
      The lady laboured under a Diabetes, in consequence of having used the waters injudiciously for another complaint; and, that she might not be an impediment to the carriage, by ordering it to halt,as often as she should have occasion to disembogue, she had provided herself with a leathern contrivance [...] .
  2. Any of a group of metabolic diseases whereby a person (or other animal) has high blood sugar due to an inability to produce, or inability to metabolize, sufficient quantities of the hormone insulin. [from 19th c.]
    • 2020, Ian Sample, The Guardian, 7 September:
      In the UK, one in 10 people over 40 live with type 2 diabetes, while one in four have high blood pressure, a condition described as a "silent killer" because it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke but rarely causes symptoms beforehand.
  3. (slang, humorous) Any food or beverage with a high amount of sugar.
    • 2017 August 6, "The craziest things you have to eat in New York City", in Silver Stories[1]:
      This milkshake is pure diabetes, as my friends and I agreed on as a joke when we first came to Black Tap.

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Czech

Noun

diabetes m

  1. diabetes
    Synonym: cukrovka

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Dutch

Etymology

From Latin diabetes mellitus, from Ancient Greek (diabaín?, "to pass through"), via the agent noun (diab?t?s, "passing through"). This refers to the excessive amounts of urine produced by sufferers. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation

Noun

diabetes m (uncountable)

  1. diabetes

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Descendants

  • -> Indonesian: diabetes

Finnish

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Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'di?be(:)t(:)es/, ['dibe?(:)t?(:)e?s?]
  • Rhymes: -etes
  • Syllabification: di?a?be?tes

Noun

diabetes

  1. diabetes (type I)
  2. diabetes (type II)

Declension

Inflection of diabetes (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative diabetes diabetekset
genitive diabeteksen diabetesten
diabeteksien
partitive diabetesta diabeteksia
illative diabetekseen diabeteksiin
singular plural
nominative diabetes diabetekset
accusative nom. diabetes diabetekset
gen. diabeteksen
genitive diabeteksen diabetesten
diabeteksien
partitive diabetesta diabeteksia
inessive diabeteksessa diabeteksissa
elative diabeteksesta diabeteksista
illative diabetekseen diabeteksiin
adessive diabeteksella diabeteksilla
ablative diabetekselta diabeteksilta
allative diabetekselle diabeteksille
essive diabeteksena diabeteksina
translative diabetekseksi diabeteksiksi
instructive diabeteksin
abessive diabeteksetta diabeteksitta
comitative diabeteksineen
Possessive forms of diabetes (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person diabetekseni diabeteksemme
2nd person diabeteksesi diabeteksenne
3rd person diabeteksensa

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Indonesian

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Wikipedia id

Etymology

From Dutch diabetes, from Latin diabetes, from Ancient Greek (diabaín?, "to pass through"), via the agent noun (diab?t?s, "passing through").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [dia'b?t?s] (Standard)
  • Hyphenation: di?a?bè?tês

Noun

diabetes (plural, first-person possessive diabetesku, second-person possessive diabetesmu, third-person possessive diabetesnya)

  1. (medicine) diabetes, a general term referring to any of various disorders characterized by excessive urination (polyuria).
  2. (medicine, colloquial) diabetes mellitus, a medical disorder characterized by varying or persistent hyperglycemia, especially after eating, classically characterized by excessive urination.
    Synonyms: diabetes melitus, penyakit kencing manis, penyakit gula

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Wikipedia nb

Etymology

From the Ancient Greek participle (diab?t?s, "passing through").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /di.a.be.tes/, [d?.?.'be:.te:s]

Noun

diabetes m (singular definite diabetesen) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

Synonyms

References

"diabetes" in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk

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Wikipedia nn

Etymology

From the Ancient Greek participle (diab?t?s, "passing through").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /di.a.be:.te:s/, [d?.?.'be:.te:s]

Noun

diabetes m (singular definite diabetesen) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

Synonyms

References

"diabetes" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Portuguese

Alternative forms

Noun

diabetes m or f (in variation) (uncountable)

  1. diabetes (a group of metabolic diseases)

Usage notes

  • The gender of this Portuguese noun varies from speaker to speaker. Some use it as a masculine noun and others as a feminine noun.

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dja'betes/, [d?ja'?et?es]

Noun

diabetes f (plural diabetes)

  1. diabetes

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