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Derived from Latin nāvis.


  • IPA(key): [ˈnavo]
  • Rhymes: -avo
  • Hyphenation: na‧vo


navo (accusative singular navon, plural navoj, accusative plural navojn)

  1. (architecture) nave (the middle or body of a church)

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Borrowed from English nave, French nef and navire, Italian nave, Spanish nave, ultimately from Latin nāvis.


navo (plural navi)

  1. (nautical) ship
    Synonym: batelo
  2. (architecture) nave

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From nāvus (diligent, busy) +‎ -o.



nāvō (present infinitive nāvāre, perfect active nāvāvī, supine nāvātum); first conjugation

  1. I do or accomplish enthusiastically; I pursue a course of action with zeal.


   Conjugation of nāvō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nāvō nāvās nāvat nāvāmus nāvātis nāvant
imperfect nāvābam nāvābās nāvābat nāvābāmus nāvābātis nāvābant
future nāvābō nāvābis nāvābit nāvābimus nāvābitis nāvābunt
perfect nāvāvī nāvāvistī nāvāvit nāvāvimus nāvāvistis nāvāvērunt, nāvāvēre
pluperfect nāvāveram nāvāverās nāvāverat nāvāverāmus nāvāverātis nāvāverant
future perfect nāvāverō nāvāveris nāvāverit nāvāverimus nāvāveritis nāvāverint
passive present nāvor nāvāris, nāvāre nāvātur nāvāmur nāvāminī nāvantur
imperfect nāvābar nāvābāris, nāvābāre nāvābātur nāvābāmur nāvābāminī nāvābantur
future nāvābor nāvāberis, nāvābere nāvābitur nāvābimur nāvābiminī nāvābuntur
perfect nāvātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect nāvātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect nāvātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nāvem nāvēs nāvet nāvēmus nāvētis nāvent
imperfect nāvārem nāvārēs nāvāret nāvārēmus nāvārētis nāvārent
perfect nāvāverim nāvāverīs nāvāverit nāvāverīmus nāvāverītis nāvāverint
pluperfect nāvāvissem nāvāvissēs nāvāvisset nāvāvissēmus nāvāvissētis nāvāvissent
passive present nāver nāvēris, nāvēre nāvētur nāvēmur nāvēminī nāventur
imperfect nāvārer nāvārēris, nāvārēre nāvārētur nāvārēmur nāvārēminī nāvārentur
perfect nāvātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect nāvātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nāvā nāvāte
future nāvātō nāvātō nāvātōte nāvantō
passive present nāvāre nāvāminī
future nāvātor nāvātor nāvantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives nāvāre nāvāvisse nāvātūrum esse nāvārī nāvātum esse nāvātum īrī
participles nāvāns nāvātūrus nāvātus nāvandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
nāvandī nāvandō nāvandum nāvandō nāvātum nāvātū

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  • navo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • navo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • navo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • navo 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 build a ship, a fleet: navem, classem aedificare, facere, efficere, instituere
    • (ambiguous) to equip a boat, a fleet: navem (classem) armare, ornare, instruere
    • (ambiguous) to launch a boat: navem deducere (vid. sect. XII. 1, note Notice too...)
    • (ambiguous) to haul up a boat: navem subducere (in aridum)
    • (ambiguous) to repair a boat: navem reficere
    • (ambiguous) to embark: navem conscendere, ascendere
    • (ambiguous) to embark an army: exercitum in naves imponere (Liv. 22. 19)
    • (ambiguous) ships of last year: naves annotinae
    • (ambiguous) to weigh anchor, sail: navem (naves) solvere
    • (ambiguous) the ships sail from the harbour: naves ex portu solvunt
    • (ambiguous) to row: navem remis agere or propellere
    • (ambiguous) to row hard: navem remis concitare, incitare
    • (ambiguous) to back water: navem retro inhibere (Att. 13. 21)
    • (ambiguous) to land (of people): appellere navem (ad terram, litus)
    • (ambiguous) to make fast boats to anchors: naves ad ancoras deligare (B. G. 4. 29)
    • (ambiguous) to make fast boats to anchors: naves (classem) constituere (in alto)
    • (ambiguous) to clear for action: navem expedire
    • (ambiguous) to charge, ram a boat: navem rostro percutere
    • (ambiguous) to board and capture a boat: navem expugnare
    • (ambiguous) to sink a ship, a fleet: navem, classem deprimere, mergere
    • (ambiguous) to throw grappling irons on board; to board: copulas, manus ferreas (in navem) inicere
    • (ambiguous) to throw grappling irons on board; to board: in navem (hostium) transcendere
    • (ambiguous) to capture a boat: navem capere, intercipere, deprehendere