inguen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inguen.

Noun[edit]

inguen (plural inguens)

  1. (anatomy) The groin.
    • 1909, Transactions of the third International Sanitary Conference of the American Republics
      Ganglions of the right and of the left inguens []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷ-en-, related to Ancient Greek ἀδήν (adḗn) and Old Norse ökkvinn.

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Noun[edit]

inguen n (genitive inguinis); third declension

  1. groin
  2. privates (sexual organs)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative inguen inguina
genitive inguinis inguinum
dative inguinī inguinibus
accusative inguen inguina
ablative inguine inguinibus
vocative inguen inguina

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