EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cavum.

NounEdit

cavum (plural cava)

  1. (anatomy) A cavity

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantive of cavus (hollow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cavum n (genitive cavī); second declension

  1. a hole, cavity, depression, pit, opening
  2. a cave, burrow, cavern
  3. hollow

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cavum cava
Genitive cavī cavōrum
Dative cavō cavīs
Accusative cavum cava
Ablative cavō cavīs
Vocative cavum cava

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: cavum
  • Italian: cavo
  • Romanian: zgău
  • Spanish: cavo

AdjectiveEdit

cavum

  1. nominative neuter singular of cavus
  2. accusative masculine singular of cavus
  3. accusative neuter singular of cavus
  4. vocative neuter singular of cavus

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