vorago

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin vorāgō (abyss); compare vorage.

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Noun[edit]

vorago (plural voragoes or voragines)

  1. (now rare) abyss, chasm, gulf

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vorāgō

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /voˈra.ɡo/, [voˈr̺äːɡo̞]
  • Stress: voràgo
  • Hyphenation: vo‧ra‧go

Noun[edit]

vorago f (plural voraghi)

  1. (poetic) Alternative form of voragine: abyss, chasm
    • 16th century, Annibale Caro, transl., Eneide [Aeneid]‎[1], Florence: Leonardo Ciardetti, translation of Aeneis by Virgil, published 1827, Libro VI, page 277:
      Era un'atra spelonca, la cui bocca [] ampia vorago facea di rozza e di scheggiosa roccia.
      There was a dark cave, whose opening made a wide chasm of rough and shardy rock.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vorō (I devour”, “I eat greedily) +‎ -āgō

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Noun[edit]

vorāgō f (genitive vorāginis); third declension

  1. abyss

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vorāgō vorāginēs
genitive vorāginis vorāginum
dative vorāginī vorāginibus
accusative vorāginem vorāginēs
ablative vorāgine vorāginibus
vocative vorāgō vorāginēs

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