See also: rabiés and ràbies

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A dog infected with rabies

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Learned borrowing from Latin rabiēs (rage, madness, fury). Doublet of rage.

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rabies (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) An infectious disease caused by species of Lyssavirus that causes acute encephalitis in warm-blooded animals and people, characterised by abnormal behaviour such as biting, excitement, aggressiveness, and dementia, followed by paralysis and death.
    Synonyms: hydrophobia, lyssa

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rabies c (singular definite rabiesen, not used in plural form)

  1. rabies

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rabiō +‎ -iēs.

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NounEdit

rabiēs f (genitive rabiēī); fifth declension

  1. rage
  2. madness

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  • The genitive singular appears as rabiēs in Lucretius. The nominative, accusative and ablative singular are the only attested forms in Classical Latin.

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rabiēs rabiēs
Genitive rabiēī rabiērum
Dative rabiēī rabiēbus
Accusative rabiem rabiēs
Ablative rabiē rabiēbus
Vocative rabiēs rabiēs

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  • rabies”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rabies”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rabies in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

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rabies

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of rabiar