英 ['reɪbiːz; -ɪz]
来自拉丁语 rabies,发狂，发疯，来自拉丁语 rabere,发狂的，词源同 rage.后用于指狂犬病， 因狂犬病患者极端畏水，也称为 hydrophobia.
- rabies:  Latin rabiēs meant ‘fury, madness’ (it is the source of English rage). Hence it came to be used for ‘madness in dogs’, and was subsequently adopted as the name of the disease causing this, when it came to be identified. The word was derived from the verb rabere ‘be mad’, as also was rabidus, source of English rabid .
=> rabid, rage
- rabies (n.)
- 1590s, from Latin rabies "madness, rage, fury," related to rabere "be mad, rave" (see rage (v.)). Sense of "extremely fatal infectious disease causing madness in dogs" was a secondary meaning in Latin. Known hydrophobia in humans.
- 1. His dogs were inoculated against rabies.
- 2. The identification of rabies virus has saved many lives.
- 3. Dogs, cats and bats can all carry rabies.
- 狗 、 猫和蝙蝠都可能携带狂犬病病毒.
- 4. Rabies has been described as one of the most terrifying diseases known to man.
- 5. Listen to this: a boy in London has died of rabies.
- 你听听这件事: 伦敦有一个男孩儿得狂犬病死了.
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