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malaria definition

Overview

This page has 16 definitions of malaria with English translations in 14 languages. Malaria is a noun. Also define these 13 related words and terms: mosquito, protozoan, Plasmodium, blood, ague, paludism, poisonous, air, marshy, fever, miasma, medicine, and malaria.

English malaria definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian malaria, formed from mal- (bad) and aria (air). Displaced native Old English unlyft (literally bad air).

Pronunciation

Noun

malaria (countable and uncountable, plural malarias)

  1. A disease spread by mosquito, in which a protozoan, Plasmodium, multiplies in blood every few days.
    Synonyms: ague, paludism (archaic)
    • Mosquito definition
      A small flying insect of the family Culicidae, the females of which bite humans and animals and suck blood, leaving an itching bump on the skin, and sometimes carrying diseases like malaria and yellow fever.
  2. (archaic) Supposed poisonous air arising from marshy districts, once thought to cause fever.
    Synonym: miasma

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Danish malaria definition

Etymology

From Italian malaria.

Noun

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

  1. (medicine) malaria

Dutch malaria definition

Pronunciation

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ma‧la‧ria

Noun

malaria f (uncountable)

  1. malaria

Finnish malaria definition

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
Possessive forms of malaria (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person malariani malariamme
2nd person malariasi malarianne
3rd person malariansa

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French malaria definition

Pronunciation

Noun

malaria f (plural malarias)

  1. malaria

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Indonesian malaria definition

Etymology

From Dutch malaria, from Italian malaria, formed from mal- (bad) and aria (air).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [maˈlaria̯]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧la‧ria

Noun

malaria (plural, first-person possessive malariaku, second-person possessive malariamu, third-person possessive malarianya)

  1. (medicine) malaria, a disease spread by mosquito, in which a protozoan, Plasmodium, multiplies in blood every few days.

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Interlingua malaria definition

Noun

malaria (uncountable)

  1. malaria

Italian malaria definition

Etymology

From mal- (bad) +‎ aria (air).

Noun

malaria f (plural malarie)

  1. (medicine) malaria

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Latin malaria definition

Pronunciation

Noun

malaria f (genitive malariae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) malaria

Declension

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative malaria malariae
Genitive malariae malariārum
Dative malariae malariīs
Accusative malariam malariās
Ablative malariā malariīs
Vocative malaria malariae

Norwegian Bokmål malaria definition

Etymology

From Italian mala aria

Noun

malaria m (definite singular malariaen, uncountable)

  1. malaria

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Norwegian Nynorsk malaria definition

Etymology

From Italian mala aria

Noun

malaria m (definite singular malariaen, uncountable)

  1. malaria

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Polish malaria definition

Etymology

From Italian malaria

Pronunciation

Noun

malaria f

  1. malaria

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Spanish malaria definition

Noun

malaria f (plural malarias)

  1. malaria

Swahili malaria definition

Etymology

From English malaria.

Pronunciation

Noun

malaria (n class, plural malaria)

  1. malaria

Tok Pisin malaria definition

Etymology

From English malaria.

Noun

malaria

  1. malaria