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EnglishEdit

 
Illustration of a vulva.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vulva, earlier volva (womb, female sexual organ), probably from volvo (to turn, wrap around). Akin to Sanskrit उल्ब (úlba, womb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vulva (plural vulvas or vulvae or vulvæ)

 
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  1. (anatomy) The external female sexual organs, collectively.

Usage notesEdit

See usage notes at vagina for the difference between vulva and vagina.

SynonymsEdit

HypernymsEdit

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TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin vulva.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

vulva f (plural vulva's or vulvae)

  1. vulva
    Synonyms: schaamspleet, voorbips

See alsoEdit

  • vagina (in specialist language the same sense as English vagina, but in colloquial language synonymous with vulva)

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋulʋɑ/, [ˈʋulʋɑ̝]
  • Hyphenation: vul‧va

NounEdit

vulva

  1. (anatomy) vulva

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of vulva (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative vulva vulvat
genitive vulvan vulvien
partitive vulvaa vulvia
illative vulvaan vulviin
singular plural
nominative vulva vulvat
accusative nom. vulva vulvat
gen. vulvan
genitive vulvan vulvien
vulvainrare
partitive vulvaa vulvia
inessive vulvassa vulvissa
elative vulvasta vulvista
illative vulvaan vulviin
adessive vulvalla vulvilla
ablative vulvalta vulvilta
allative vulvalle vulville
essive vulvana vulvina
translative vulvaksi vulviksi
instructive vulvin
abessive vulvatta vulvitta
comitative vulvineen

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vulva.

NounEdit

vulva f (plural vulvas)

  1. vulva

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vulva, from earlier volva, from the Proto-Indo-European root *welH- (to turn, wind).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvul.va/, [ˈvul̺vä]
  • Hyphenation: vùl‧va

NounEdit

vulva f (plural vulve)

 
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  1. (anatomy) The external female genitalia; vulva
  2. (by extension, slang, humorous) vagina

Derived termsEdit

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to turn, wind). Cognates include Sanskrit उल्ब (ulba).

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

vulva f (genitive vulvae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) vulva
  2. (anatomy) womb
    • Vulgate Genesis 20,18:
      concluserat enim Deus omnem vulvam domus Abimilech propter Sarram uxorem Abraham.
  3. vocative singular of vulva
InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vulva vulvae
genitive vulvae vulvārum
dative vulvae vulvīs
accusative vulvam vulvās
ablative vulvā vulvīs
vocative vulva vulvae
Alternative formsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

vulvā

  1. ablative singular of vulva

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

vulva f (plural vulvas)

  1. (anatomy) vulva (the external female sexual organs)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

vulva f (plural vulvas)

  1. (anatomy) vulva (the external female sexual organs)

SynonymsEdit