cava

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See also: Cava, cavá, and ça va

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

cava (uncountable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Cava, a Catalan white sparkling wine

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cava (plural cavae or cavas)

  1. (anatomy) A vena cava.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

cava

  1. plural of cavum

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cavus (hollow, concave).

Noun[edit]

cava f (plural caves)

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Noun[edit]

cava m (plural caves)

  1. cava (wine)

Fijian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

cava

  1. what

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cava f sg

  1. feminine singular of cavo

Etymology 2[edit]

From Late Latin cava, substantivized from Latin cava, the feminine of the adjective cavus.

Noun[edit]

cava f (plural cave)

  1. quarry, mine

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

cava

  1. third-person singular present of cavare
  2. second-person singular imperative of cavare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cava

  1. nominative feminine singular of cavus
  2. nominative neuter plural of cavus
  3. accusative neuter plural of cavus
  4. vocative feminine singular of cavus
  5. vocative neuter plural of cavus

cavā

  1. ablative feminine singular of cavus

Verb[edit]

cavā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of cavō

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either derived regressively from cavar, or from Late Latin cava, substantivized from Latin cava, the feminine of the adjective cavus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cava f (plural cavas)

  1. armhole (hole for the arm in clothing)
  2. pit (hole dug in the ground)
    Synonyms: vala, buraco, cavouco
  3. Short for veia cava (large vein).

Verb[edit]

cava

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cavar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cavar

Adjective[edit]

cava

  1. Feminine singular of adjective cavo.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived regressively from the verb cavar.

Noun[edit]

cava f (plural cavas)

  1. dig

Etymology 2[edit]

From Late Latin cava, substantivized from Latin cava, the feminine of the adjective cavus.

Noun[edit]

cava f (plural cavas)

  1. cave or cellar where certain kinds of wines are processed
  2. in a palace, a dependency where the water and wine drunk by royalty is looked after

Noun[edit]

cava m (plural cavas)

  1. sparkling wine

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb form.

Verb[edit]

cava

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of cavar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of cavar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of cavar.