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caverna

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

caverna f (plural caverne)

  1. cave, cavern

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cavus (hollow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caverna f (genitive cavernae); first declension

  1. cave, cavern, grotto
    • 29-19 BC, Virgil, Aeneid, 8.420
      striduntque cauernis / stricturae Chalybum et fornacibus ignis anhelat
      Chalybian ores hiss in the caverns, and from the furnace mouths puffthe hot-panting fires
  2. vault, chamber, cleft

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative caverna cavernae
genitive cavernae cavernārum
dative cavernae cavernīs
accusative cavernam cavernās
ablative cavernā cavernīs
vocative caverna cavernae

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

caverna f (plural cavernas)

  1. cave

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

caverna f (singular, nominative/accusative, definite form of cavernă)

  1. the cavern

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

caverna f (plural cavernas)

  1. cavern