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English

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Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek κῶμα (kōma) "deep sleep"

Noun

Singular
coma

Plural
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coma ({{{1}}})
  1. A state of sleep from which one may not wake up, usually induced by some form of trauma.
Translations

Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] coma "hair of the head" < Ancient Greek κόμη (komē) "hair"

Noun

Singular
coma

Plural
comae

coma (comae)
  1. (astronomy) A cloud of dust surrounding the nucleus of a comet.
Translations

Dutch

Noun

coma n.

  1. coma (state of unconsciousness)

coma c.

  1. coma (head of a comet)

Galician

Verb

coma

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of comer.
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of comer.

Italian

Noun

coma f. (plural coma)

  1. coma (sleep)

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek κόμη (komē), hair of the head)

Noun

coma (genitive comae); f, first declension

  1. The hair of the head.

Synonyms


Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈkomɐ/
  • Hyphenation: co‧ma

Etymology 1

Noun

coma m. (plural comas)

  1. coma, state of unconsciousness

Etymology 2

Noun

coma f. (plural comas)

  1. abundant hair of the head
  2. mane
  3. (astronomy) comet coma
Synonyms

Etymology 3

Verb

coma

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of verb comer.
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with você?) present subjunctive of verb comer.
  3. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of verb comer.
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of verb comer.

Scottish Gaelic

Adjective

coma

  1. Indifferent, unconcerned
    Tha e coma. - He couldn't care less.

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈkoma/

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] comma

Noun

coma f. (plural comas)

Singular
coma f.

Plural
comas f.

  1. comma
  2. (church) misericord
  3. (music) section
Related terms

Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] coma

Noun

coma f. (plural comas)

Singular
coma f.

Plural
comas f.

  1. coma

Verb form

coma

  1. first-, third-person singular subjunctive present of comer
  2. third-person singular imperative of comer

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