cavea

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun use of the neuter plural of adjective cavus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cavea f (genitive caveae); first declension

  1. hollow, cavity
  2. cage, den, enclosure, stall, coop, beehive, birdcage
  3. the seats in a theatre
  4. the sockets of the eyes
  5. the roof of the mouth

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cavea caveae
genitive caveae caveārum
dative caveae caveīs
accusative caveam caveās
ablative caveā caveīs
vocative cavea caveae

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References[edit]

  • cavea in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879