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.

Case 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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cavea in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cavea”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cavea” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cavea in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • cavea in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cavea in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin