What is 'Dellacava' when translated from Italian to English?

"Of the quarry" is an English equivalent of the Italian surname Dellacava. The last name merges della ("of the") with cava ("mine," "pit," "quarry"). The pronunciation will be "DEL-la-KA-va" in Pisan Italian.

"Of the quarry" is one English equivalent of the Italian surname Dellacava.

Specifically, the word della means "of the" from the combination of the preposition di ("of") and the feminine singular definite article la ("the"). The feminine noun cava translates as "mine, pit, quarry." The pronunciation will be "DEL-la-KA-va" in Italian.