cavo

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See also: cavó and cavò

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cavo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of cavar

Italian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cavus.

Adjective[edit]

cavo (feminine cava, masculine plural cavi, feminine plural cave)

  1. hollow
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cavum, cavus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówHwos (cavity).

Noun[edit]

cavo m (plural cavi)

  1. hollow, cavity
    Synonyms: incavo, cavità

Verb[edit]

cavo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cavare
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Etymology 3[edit]

Probably from the Spanish cabo.

Noun[edit]

cavo m (plural cavi)

  1. cable
  2. rope
  3. wire
  4. hawser
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *kawāō. Equivalent to cavus (hollow) +‎ ; related to Etruscan 𐌂𐌀𐌅𐌄 (cave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cavō (present infinitive cavāre, perfect active cavāvī, supine cavātum); first conjugation

  1. I make hollow, hollow out, excavate
  2. I perforate, pierce

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of cavō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cavō cavās cavat cavāmus cavātis cavant
imperfect cavābam cavābās cavābat cavābāmus cavābātis cavābant
future cavābō cavābis cavābit cavābimus cavābitis cavābunt
perfect cavāvī cavāvistī cavāvit cavāvimus cavāvistis cavāvērunt, cavāvēre
pluperfect cavāveram cavāverās cavāverat cavāverāmus cavāverātis cavāverant
future perfect cavāverō cavāveris cavāverit cavāverimus cavāveritis cavāverint
passive present cavor cavāris, cavāre cavātur cavāmur cavāminī cavantur
imperfect cavābar cavābāris, cavābāre cavābātur cavābāmur cavābāminī cavābantur
future cavābor cavāberis, cavābere cavābitur cavābimur cavābiminī cavābuntur
perfect cavātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cavātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cavātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cavem cavēs cavet cavēmus cavētis cavent
imperfect cavārem cavārēs cavāret cavārēmus cavārētis cavārent
perfect cavāverim cavāverīs cavāverit cavāverīmus cavāverītis cavāverint
pluperfect cavāvissem cavāvissēs cavāvisset cavāvissēmus cavāvissētis cavāvissent
passive present caver cavēris, cavēre cavētur cavēmur cavēminī caventur
imperfect cavārer cavārēris, cavārēre cavārētur cavārēmur cavārēminī cavārentur
perfect cavātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cavātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cavā cavāte
future cavātō cavātō cavātōte cavantō
passive present cavāre cavāminī
future cavātor cavātor cavantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cavāre cavāvisse cavātūrum esse cavārī cavātum esse cavātum īrī
participles cavāns cavātūrus cavātus cavandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
cavandī cavandō cavandum cavandō cavātum cavātū

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References[edit]

  • cavo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cavo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cavo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to prescribe in one's will: testamento aliquid cavere (Fin. 2. 31)

Portuguese[edit]

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cavo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cavar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkabo/, [ˈka.β̞o]
  • (file)
  • Homophone: cabo

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cavus (concave, hollow, adjective)[1].

Adjective[edit]

cavo (feminine cava, masculine plural cavos, feminine plural cavas)

  1. concave
    Synonym: cóncavo
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cavum, cavus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówHwos (cavity).

Noun[edit]

cavo m (plural cavos)

  1. burrow, den
    Synonym: madriguera
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Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

cavo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of cavar.

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