malva

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva (plural malvas)

  1. A plant of the genus Malva, a mallow.
    • 1989, Country Life, page 235:
      Another malva to note is M. moschata Alba, the white form of our native musk mallow.
    • 2000, Rosalind Creasy, Edible Mexican Garden, Tuttle Publishing (→ISBN), page 59:
      How to prepare: Cook the malvas the same way as amaranth and most other greens in Mexico are prepared[,] that is, briefly cooked with tomatoes or tomatillos and onions ...
    • 2004, Frances Manos, Midwest Cottage Gardening, Big Earth Publishing (→ISBN), page 79:
      If your hollyhocks are attacked by rust, and if hibiscus flowers are too tropical looking and gaudy for your taste, investigate another branch of the mallow family — the malvas. [...] This spring I started seeds of another malva named M. sylvestris 'Mauritiana', and every seed came up.

Esperanto[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalva/
  • Hyphenation: mal‧va
  • Rhymes: -alva

Adjective[edit]

malva (accusative singular malvan, plural malvaj, accusative plural malvajn)

  1. mauve colored
    mauve colour:  
  2. related to a mallow plant

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva

  1. mallow (flowering plant in the taxonomic family Malvaceae, especially in the genus Malva)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of malva (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative malva malvat
genitive malvan malvojen
partitive malvaa malvoja
illative malvaan malvoihin
singular plural
nominative malva malvat
accusative nom. malva malvat
gen. malvan
genitive malvan malvojen
malvainrare
partitive malvaa malvoja
inessive malvassa malvoissa
elative malvasta malvoista
illative malvaan malvoihin
adessive malvalla malvoilla
ablative malvalta malvoilta
allative malvalle malvoille
essive malvana malvoina
translative malvaksi malvoiksi
instructive malvoin
abessive malvatta malvoitta
comitative malvoineen

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva, of Semitic origin.

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malve)

  1. mallow (plant)

Noun[edit]

malva m (invariable)

  1. mauve

Adjective[edit]

malva (invariable)

  1. mauve

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Semitic; compare Hebrew מַלּוּחַ(malúakh). Related to Ancient Greek μαλάχη (malákhē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva f (genitive malvae); first declension

  1. a mallow plant

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative malva malvae
Genitive malvae malvārum
Dative malvae malvīs
Accusative malvam malvās
Ablative malvā malvīs
Vocative malva malvae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • malva in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • malva in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • malva in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • malva in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva, of Semitic origin.

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malvas)

  1. mallow (any plant of the family Malvaceae)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva, of Semitic origin.

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malvas)

  1. mallow
  2. mauve

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malva (plural malvas)

  1. mauve

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva c

  1. mallow

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