taberna

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin taberna.

Noun[edit]

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taberna (plural tabernas)

  1. (historical) A type of shop in Ancient Rome.
  2. A tavern in Spain.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

By dissimilation from *traberna, from trabs +‎ -rnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taberna f (genitive tabernae); first declension

  1. shop, inn
  2. tavern
  3. hut, shed
  4. vocative singular of taberna

tabernā f

  1. ablative singular of taberna

Usage notes[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative taberna tabernae
genitive tabernae tabernārum
dative tabernae tabernīs
accusative tabernam tabernās
ablative tabernā tabernīs
vocative taberna tabernae

Quotations[edit]

  • 44 BC, Cicero, Philippicae, liber 2, 21:
    ...nisi se ille in scalas tabernae librariae coniecisset...
    ...if he had not thrown himself up the stairs of a bookseller's shop...
  • 533, Justinian I, Digesta seu Pandectae, liber 50, 16:183:
    Tabernae appellatio declarat omne utile ad habitandum aedificium... quod tabulis clauditur.
    The name "tabernae" indicates every building used for habitation... which is enclosed by boards.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • taberna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • taberna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “taberna”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • taberna” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • taberna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • taberna in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese taverna, from Latin taberna (inn, tavern, shop), by dissimilation from *traberna, from trabs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

taberna f (plural tabernas)

  1. pub, tavern

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin taberna (inn, tavern, shop).

Noun[edit]

taberna f (plural tabernas)

  1. pub, tavern