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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛr.va/, [ˈs̪ɛr̺vä]
  • Hyphenation: sèr‧va

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin serva.

NounEdit

serva f (plural serve, masculine servo)

  1. (literary) (female) slave
    Synonym: schiava
  2. servant, maid
    domestica, cameriera
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

AdjectiveEdit

serva

  1. Feminine singular of adjective servo.

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

serva

  1. inflection of servire:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From servus (slave, servant)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serva f (genitive servae); first declension

  1. a female slave
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative serva servae
Genitive servae servārum
Dative servae servīs
Accusative servam servās
Ablative servā servīs
Vocative serva servae
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of servō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

servā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of servō

ReferencesEdit

  • serva in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serva in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serva in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to examine slaves by torture: de servis quaerere (in dominum)

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

serva

  1. female equivalent of servo

AdjectiveEdit

serva

  1. Feminine singular of adjective servo.

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

serva (present servar, preterite servade, supine servat, imperative serva)

  1. (sports) to serve (in tennis or volleyball); to put the ball in motion
  2. to give service (to a car), to service, to maintain, to lube

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