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cave canem

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LatinEdit

 
Pompeii mosaic bearing the warning "cave canem"

EtymologyEdit

From cavē (beware (you)), the singular imperative of caveō + canem, the accusative singular of canis (dog). Literally meaning: "beware the dog".

PronunciationEdit

PhraseEdit

cavē canem

  1. beware of the dog