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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References[edit]

  • officina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • officina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • officina” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • officina in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • officina in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

officina f (plural officinas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of oficina