grotta

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See also: gròtta

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

grotta f

  1. grotto (artificial cave)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Vulgar Latin *grupta~*crupta, from Latin crypta, borrowed from Ancient Greek κρυπτή (kruptḗ). Doublet of cripta, which Italian borrowed from Latin. Found in the toponym Grotte. Compare Sicilian grutta, the probable source of Spanish gruta and Portuguese gruta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grotta f (plural grotte)

  1. cave
  2. grotto

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: grotta
  • Danish: grotte
  • Dutch: grot
  • French: grotte
  • German: Grotte
  • English: grotto
  • Norwegian Bokmål: grotte
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: grotte
  • Piedmontese: gròta
  • Polish: grota
  • Romanian: grotă
  • Swedish: grotta

References[edit]

  • grotta in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  1. ^ grotta in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

grotta m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of grotte

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

grotta f

  1. definite singular of grotte

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
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grotta

Noun[edit]

grotta c

  1. cave (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground)

Declension[edit]

Declension of grotta 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grotta grottan grottor grottorna
Genitive grottas grottans grottors grottornas

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