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malaria

ma-la′ri-a

,
Noun.
[It., contr. fr.
malaaria
bad air. See
Malice
, and Air.]
1.
Air infected with some noxious substance capable of engendering disease; esp., an unhealthy exhalation from certain soils, as marshy or wet lands, producing fevers; miasma.
[Archaic]
☞ The morbific agent in malaria is supposed by some to be a vegetable microbe or its spores, and by others to be a very minute animal blood parasite (an infusorian).

Definition 2021


Malaria

Malaria

See also: malaria, malária, malària, and malarią

German

Noun

Malaria f (genitive Malaria, no plural)

  1. malaria

Synonyms

  • Sumpffieber, Wechselfieber

malaria

malaria

See also: Malaria, malária, malària, and malarią

English

Noun

malaria (uncountable)

  1. A disease spread by mosquito, in which a protozoan, Plasmodium, multiplies in blood every few days.

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Danish

Etymology

From Italian malaria.

Noun

malaria c (singular definite malariaen, not used in plural form)

  1. (pathology) malaria

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ma‧la‧ria

Noun

malaria f (uncountable)

  1. malaria

Finnish

Noun

malaria

  1. malaria

Declension

Inflection of malaria (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative malaria malariat
genitive malarian malarioiden
malarioitten
partitive malariaa malarioita
illative malariaan malarioihin
singular plural
nominative malaria malariat
accusative nom. malaria malariat
gen. malarian
genitive malarian malarioiden
malarioitten
malariainrare
partitive malariaa malarioita
inessive malariassa malarioissa
elative malariasta malarioista
illative malariaan malarioihin
adessive malarialla malarioilla
ablative malarialta malarioilta
allative malarialle malarioille
essive malariana malarioina
translative malariaksi malarioiksi
instructive malarioin
abessive malariatta malarioitta
comitative malarioineen

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.la.ʁja/

Noun

malaria f (plural malarias)

  1. malaria

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Italian

Etymology

From mal- +

Noun

malaria f (plural malarie)

  1. (pathology) malaria

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Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /maˈla.ri.a/, [maˈɫa.ri.a]

Noun

malaria f (genitive malariae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) malaria

Inflection

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative malaria malariae
genitive malariae malariārum
dative malariae malariīs
accusative malariam malariās
ablative malariā malariīs
vocative malaria malariae

Polish

Etymology

From Italian malaria

Pronunciation

Noun

malaria f

  1. malaria

Declension


Spanish

Noun

malaria f (plural malarias)

  1. malaria

Swahili

Etymology

From English malaria.

Noun

malaria (n class, plural malaria)

  1. malaria