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EtymologyEdit

Possibly an Etruscan borrowing, though a Proto-Indo-European origin would suggest connections with Sanskrit वास्तु (vā́stu, house), Ancient Greek ἄστυ (ástu), Latin vās, Old Norse vist, all referring to "abode" or "utensils".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verna m (genitive vernae); first declension

  1. a slave born in his master's house, a homeborn slave.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative verna vernae
Genitive vernae vernārum
Dative vernae vernīs
Accusative vernam vernās
Ablative vernā vernīs
Vocative verna vernae

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: verna

ReferencesEdit

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

verna

  1. inflection of verne:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse verna.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

verna (present tense vernar, past tense verna, past participle verna, passive infinitive vernast, present participle vernande, imperative vern/verna)

  1. defend, protect
    Det gjeld å verna om interessene sine.
    It is important to protect one's interests.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

verna n pl

  1. definite plural of vern

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root of vǫrn (defence).

VerbEdit

verna (singular past indicative vernaða, plural past indicative vernuðu, past participle vernaðr)

  1. defend, protect

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • verna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • verna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • verna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • verna in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • verna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • verna in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin