caverna

See also: cavernă

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caverna.

NounEdit

caverna f (plural cavernes)

  1. cavern

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caverna.

NounEdit

caverna f (plural caverne)

  1. cave, cavern

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Further readingEdit

  • caverna in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cavus (hollow, excavated, concave).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caverna f (genitive cavernae); first declension

  1. a hollow, cavity, cave, cavern, grotto, hole
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 8.420:
      striduntque cauernis / stricturae Chalybum et fornacibus ignis anhelat
      Chalybian ores hiss in the caverns, and from the furnace mouths puff the hot-panting fires
    1. a vault, chamber, cleft of heaven
    2. a hold (cargo compartment of a ship)
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InflectionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative caverna cavernae
Genitive cavernae cavernārum
Dative cavernae cavernīs
Accusative cavernam cavernās
Ablative cavernā cavernīs
Vocative caverna cavernae

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ReferencesEdit

  • caverna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caverna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caverna in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin caverna.

NounEdit

caverna f (plural cavernas)

  1. cave

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Further readingEdit

  • caverna” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

caverna f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of cavernă

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin caverna.[1] Cognate with English cavern.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbeɾna/, [kaˈβ̞eɾ.na]

NounEdit

caverna f (plural cavernas)

  1. cavern

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