See also: sårs, sars, and Sars

EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

SARS (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Acronym of severe acute respiratory syndrome; also Sars.

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Proper nounEdit

SARS

  1. (Nigeria, law enforcement) Initialism of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a Nigerian police unit known for police brutality and corruption

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EtymologyEdit

From English SARS.

NounEdit

SARS

  1. (medicine, pathology, virology) SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) (a disease)
  2. (medicine, pathology, virology, informal) SARS-CoV-1 (the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome, SARS)
  3. (medicine, pathology, virology, informal) SARSr-CoV (the virus species that contains the SARS virus)

Coordinate termsEdit

  • Cantonese: 沙士 (saa1 si6-2)
  • Mandarin: 非典 (fēidiǎn)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English SARS.

NounEdit

SARS

  1. (medicine, pathology, virology) SARS: severe acute respiratory syndrome

Usage notesEdit

The "severe acute respiratory syndrome" translates into Finnish as äkillinen vakava hengitystieoireyhtymä, but the term is seldom used. Usually the English initialism SARS is used as the Finnish name of this illness. An individual occurrence of SARS may be referred to as SARS-tapaus.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of SARS (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative SARS
genitive SARSin
partitive SARSia
illative SARSiin
singular plural
nominative SARS
accusative nom. SARS
gen. SARSin
genitive SARSin
partitive SARSia
inessive SARSissa
elative SARSista
illative SARSiin
adessive SARSilla
ablative SARSilta
allative SARSille
essive SARSina
translative SARSiksi
instructive
abessive SARSitta
comitative
Possessive forms of SARS (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person SARSini SARSimme
2nd person SARSisi SARSinne
3rd person SARSinsa

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