caterva

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

caterva f (plural caterve)

  1. multitude

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used in the phrase una caterva di to means loads of, heaps of

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caterva f (genitive catervae); first declension

  1. a crowd, a band
  2. vocative singular of caterva

catervā f

  1. ablative singular of caterva

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative caterva catervae
genitive catervae catervārum
dative catervae catervīs
accusative catervam catervās
ablative catervā catervīs
vocative caterva catervae

References[edit]

  • caterva in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caterva in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “caterva”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • caterva” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a theatrical company: familia, grex, caterva histrionum
    • the Chorus in Tragedy: caterva, chorus

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

caterva f (plural catervas)

  1. crowd, multitude