cavilla

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cavilla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of cavillare
  2. second-person singular imperative of cavillare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From cavus ‎(hollow), used figratively as "hollow speech".[1] Not related to calvor.

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Noun[edit]

cavilla f ‎(genitive cavillae); first declension

  1. jeering, raillery, scoffing

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cavilla cavillae
genitive cavillae cavillārum
dative cavillae cavillīs
accusative cavillam cavillās
ablative cavillā cavillīs
vocative cavilla cavillae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill