verna

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possible connections are made with Sanscrit वस्तु ‎(vāstu, house), Ancient Greek ἄστυ ‎(ástu), Latin vās, all referring to "abode" or "utensils".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verna m ‎(genitive vernae); first declension

  1. a slave born in her/his master's house, a homeborn slave.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative verna vernae
genitive vernae vernārum
dative vernae vernīs
accusative vernam vernās
ablative vernā vernīs
vocative verna vernae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • verna” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

verna

  1. simple past of verne
  2. past participle of verne

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse verna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

verna ‎(present tense vernar, past tense verna, past participle verna, passive infinitve vernast, present participle vernande, imperative verna/vern)

  1. defend, protect
    Det gjeld å verna om interessene sine.
    It is important to protect one's interests.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

verna n

  1. plural definite of vern

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. vǫrn ‎(defence)

Verb[edit]

verna ‎(singular past indicative vernaða, plural past indicative vernuðu, past participle vernaðr)

  1. defend, protect

Descendants[edit]