officina

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin officīna.

Noun[edit]

officina f ‎(plural officine)

  1. workshop

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From opificium ‎(action of working), from opifex ‎(laborer, worker).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

officīna f ‎(genitive officīnae); first declension

  1. workshop, manufactory
  2. a poultry house, henhouse

Usage notes[edit]

An officīna is a shop where goods are manufactured. A taberna can be a shop where goods are sold. It is possible for a single shop to be both a taberna and an officīna.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative officīna officīnae
genitive officīnae officīnārum
dative officīnae officīnīs
accusative officīnam officīnās
ablative officīnā officīnīs
vocative officīna officīnae

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

officina f (plural officinas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of oficina