navita

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from nāvis (ship).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nāvita m (genitive nāvitae); first declension

  1. (poetic) sailor
    • Sextus Propertius, Elegiae; II, i, 43–4
      Navita de ventis, de tauris narrat arator,
      Enumerat miles vulnera, pastor oves.
      The sailor tells of winds, the ploughman of bulls,
      the soldier counts his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nāvita nāvitae
genitive nāvitae nāvitārum
dative nāvitae nāvitīs
accusative nāvitam nāvitās
ablative nāvitā nāvitīs
vocative nāvita nāvitae

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References[edit]

  • navita in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • navita in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • navita in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette