cavaedium

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Latin cavaedium

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kə.ˈviː.di.əm/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧vae‧di‧um

NounEdit

cavaedium (plural cavaedia)

  1. (architecture) The central hall or court within an Ancient Roman house.

SynonymsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of cavum aedium (literally the hollow of the house).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavaedium n (genitive cavaediī or cavaedī); second declension

  1. (architecture) cavaedium, atrium, central hall

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cavaedium cavaedia
Genitive cavaediī
cavaedī1
cavaediōrum
Dative cavaediō cavaediīs
Accusative cavaedium cavaedia
Ablative cavaediō cavaediīs
Vocative cavaedium cavaedia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

DescendantsEdit

  • English: cavaedium
  • Italian: cavedio

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