See also: völva, vǫlva, and vølva

EnglishEdit

 
Amanita caesarea (Caesar's mushroom) with prominent volva

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin volva.

NounEdit

volva (plural volvas or volvae)

  1. A cup-shaped mass at the base of various fungi.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

volva (plural volvas)

  1. Alternative form of völva

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

volva f (plural volves)

  1. speck, flake (of snow)
    • 2002, Albert Sánchez Piñol, chapter 12, in La pell freda, La Campana:
      Els focus no mostraven res més que volves de neu que queien del cel en espiral.
      The light beams showed nothing but snowflakes spiraling down from the sky.

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

volva

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of volver
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of volver

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɔl.va/, [ˈvɔl̺vä]
  • Rhymes: -ɔlva
  • Hyphenation: vòl‧va

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin volva, alternative form of vulva.

NounEdit

volva f (plural volve)

  1. volva (cup-shaped mass at the base of various fungi)
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See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

volva

  1. inflection of volvere:
    1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

volva

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of volver
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of volver
  3. third-person singular imperative of volver