cavaedium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin cavaedium

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kə.ˈviː.di.əm/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧vae‧di‧um

Noun[edit]

cavaedium (plural cavaedia)

  1. (architecture) The central hall or court within an Ancient Roman house.

Synonyms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of cavum aedium (literally the hollow of the house).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cavaedium n (genitive cavaediī); second declension

  1. (architecture) cavaedium, atrium, central hall

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cavaedium cavaedia
genitive cavaediī
cavaedī1
cavaediōrum
dative cavaediō cavaediīs
accusative cavaedium cavaedia
ablative cavaediō cavaediīs
vocative cavaedium cavaedia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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