See also: clavá and clavà

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

clava (plural clavas)

  1. Synonym of gracile tubercle
  2. (entomology) The fused distal segments of the antenna of a chalcid wasp.

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

clava

  1. inflection of clavar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

clava

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of clavar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of clavar

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin clāva (club).

NounEdit

clava f (plural clave)

  1. club
  2. (sports) Indian club

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kelh₂- (to beat, break). Cognate with Latin clādes, percellō, gladius.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clāva f (genitive clāvae); first declension

  1. a club

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative clāva clāvae
Genitive clāvae clāvārum
Dative clāvae clāvīs
Accusative clāvam clāvās
Ablative clāvā clāvīs
Vocative clāva clāvae

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • clava in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • clava in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • clava in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • clava in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • clava in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • clava in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin clāva (club). Cognate with the inherited chave

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

clava f (plural clavas)

  1. club (weapon)
    Synonyms: porrete, cacete, maça

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin clāva (club).

NounEdit

clava f (plural clavas)

  1. club (weapon)
    Synonyms: cachiporra, porra, maza

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

clava

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