taberna

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin taberna.

Noun[edit]

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taberna (plural tabernas)

  1. A type of shop in Ancient Rome
  2. A tavern in Spain

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By dissimilation from *traberna, from trabs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taberna f (genitive tabernae); first declension

  1. shop, inn
  2. tavern
  3. hut, shed
  4. vocative singular of taberna

tabernā f

  1. ablative singular of taberna

Usage notes[edit]

A taberna can be a shop where goods are sold. An officīna is a shop where goods are manufactured. It is possible for a single shop to be both a taberna and an officīna.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative taberna tabernae
genitive tabernae tabernārum
dative tabernae tabernīs
accusative tabernam tabernās
ablative tabernā tabernīs
vocative taberna tabernae

Quotations[edit]

  • 44 BC, Cicero, Philippicae, liber 2, 21:
    ...nisi se ille in scalas tabernae librariae coniecisset...
    ...if he had not thrown himself up the stairs of a bookseller's shop...
  • 533, Justinian I, Digesta seu Pandectae, liber 50, 16:183:
    Tabernae appellatio declarat omne utile ad habitandum aedificium... quod tabulis clauditur.
    The name "tabernae" indicates every building used for habitation... which is enclosed by boards.

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Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese taverna, from Latin taberna (inn, tavern, shop), by dissimilation from *traberna, from trabs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taberna f (plural tabernas)

  1. pub, tavern

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin taberna (inn, tavern, shop).

Noun[edit]

taberna f (plural tabernas)

  1. pub, tavern