verna

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly an Etruscan borrowing, though a Proto-Indo-European origin would suggest connections with Sanskrit वस्तु (vāstu, house), Ancient Greek ἄστυ (ástu), Latin vās, Old Norse vist, 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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • verna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • verna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “verna”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • verna” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • verna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • verna in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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 infinitive 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 pl

  1. definite plural of vern

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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]

References[edit]

  • verna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • verna in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • verna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “verna”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • verna in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • verna in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin