cava etymology

Italian word cava comes from Proto-Indo-European *ḱówH-, French cavus

Detailed word origin of cava

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ḱówH- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cavus French (fra)
*ḱówHwos Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
cavum Latin (lat) A cave, burrow, cavern. A hole, cavity, depression, pit, opening.
cava Late Latin (LL)
cava Italian (ita) Quarry, mine.

Words with the same origin as cava

Descendants of *ḱówH-
cavare caverna cavo gabbia