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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

cava (uncountable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Cava, a Catalan white sparkling wine

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cava (plural cavae or cavas)

  1. (anatomy) The vena cava.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

cava

  1. plural of cavum

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cavus (hollow, concave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cava f (plural caves)

  1. wine cellar
  2. cigar box

NounEdit

cava m (plural caves)

  1. cava (wine)

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FijianEdit

PronounEdit

cava

  1. what

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

cava f sg

  1. feminine singular of cavo

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin cava, substantivized from Latin cava, the feminine of the adjective cavus.

NounEdit

cava f (plural cave)

  1. quarry, mine

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

cava

  1. third-person singular present of cavare
  2. second-person singular imperative of cavare

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LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either derived regressively from cavar, or from Late Latin cava, substantivized from Latin cava, the feminine of the adjective cavus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cava f (plural cavas)

  1. armhole (hole for the arm in clothing)
  2. pit (hole dug in the ground)
    Synonyms: vala, buraco, cavouco
  3. Short for veia cava (large vein).

VerbEdit

cava

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cavar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cavar

AdjectiveEdit

cava

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cavo.

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derived regressively from the verb cavar.

NounEdit

cava f (plural cavas)

  1. dig

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin cava, substantivized from Latin cava, the feminine of the adjective cavus.

NounEdit

cava f (plural cavas)

  1. cave or cellar where certain kinds of wines are processed
  2. in a palace, a dependency where the water and wine drunk by royalty is looked after

NounEdit

cava m (plural cavas)

  1. sparkling wine

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Etymology 3Edit

Verb form.

VerbEdit

cava

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of cavar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of cavar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of cavar.