malva

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the genus name, or in some Spanish or Portuguese contexts, from the Spanish or Portuguese word.

Noun[edit]

malva (plural malvas)

  1. Any 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.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • malva”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malves)

  1. mallow
  2. mauve

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Esperanto[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

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

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑlʋɑ/, [ˈmɑ̝lʋɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlʋɑ
  • Syllabification(key): mal‧va

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
abessive malvatta malvoitta
instructive malvoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of malva (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative malvani malvani
accusative nom. malvani malvani
gen. malvani
genitive malvani malvojeni
malvainirare
partitive malvaani malvojani
inessive malvassani malvoissani
elative malvastani malvoistani
illative malvaani malvoihini
adessive malvallani malvoillani
ablative malvaltani malvoiltani
allative malvalleni malvoilleni
essive malvanani malvoinani
translative malvakseni malvoikseni
abessive malvattani malvoittani
instructive
comitative malvoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative malvasi malvasi
accusative nom. malvasi malvasi
gen. malvasi
genitive malvasi malvojesi
malvaisirare
partitive malvaasi malvojasi
inessive malvassasi malvoissasi
elative malvastasi malvoistasi
illative malvaasi malvoihisi
adessive malvallasi malvoillasi
ablative malvaltasi malvoiltasi
allative malvallesi malvoillesi
essive malvanasi malvoinasi
translative malvaksesi malvoiksesi
abessive malvattasi malvoittasi
instructive
comitative malvoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative malvamme malvamme
accusative nom. malvamme malvamme
gen. malvamme
genitive malvamme malvojemme
malvaimmerare
partitive malvaamme malvojamme
inessive malvassamme malvoissamme
elative malvastamme malvoistamme
illative malvaamme malvoihimme
adessive malvallamme malvoillamme
ablative malvaltamme malvoiltamme
allative malvallemme malvoillemme
essive malvanamme malvoinamme
translative malvaksemme malvoiksemme
abessive malvattamme malvoittamme
instructive
comitative malvoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative malvanne malvanne
accusative nom. malvanne malvanne
gen. malvanne
genitive malvanne malvojenne
malvainnerare
partitive malvaanne malvojanne
inessive malvassanne malvoissanne
elative malvastanne malvoistanne
illative malvaanne malvoihinne
adessive malvallanne malvoillanne
ablative malvaltanne malvoiltanne
allative malvallenne malvoillenne
essive malvananne malvoinanne
translative malvaksenne malvoiksenne
abessive malvattanne malvoittanne
instructive
comitative malvoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative malvansa malvansa
accusative nom. malvansa malvansa
gen. malvansa
genitive malvansa malvojensa
malvainsarare
partitive malvaansa malvojaan
malvojansa
inessive malvassaan
malvassansa
malvoissaan
malvoissansa
elative malvastaan
malvastansa
malvoistaan
malvoistansa
illative malvaansa malvoihinsa
adessive malvallaan
malvallansa
malvoillaan
malvoillansa
ablative malvaltaan
malvaltansa
malvoiltaan
malvoiltansa
allative malvalleen
malvallensa
malvoilleen
malvoillensa
essive malvanaan
malvanansa
malvoinaan
malvoinansa
translative malvakseen
malvaksensa
malvoikseen
malvoiksensa
abessive malvattaan
malvattansa
malvoittaan
malvoittansa
instructive
comitative malvoineen
malvoinensa

Derived terms[edit]

compounds

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin malva.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malvas)

  1. mallow (any plant of the family Malvaceae)

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

malva

  1. inflection of malvar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva, of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmal.va/
  • Rhymes: -alva
  • Hyphenation: màl‧va

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]

Unknown, but likely a substrate word related to Ancient Greek μαλάχη (malákhē). Compare also Middle Armenian բաղբակ (baġbak) and Georgian ბალბა (balba, mallow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva f (genitive malvae); first declension

  1. mallow

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

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

Derived terms[edit]

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

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malvas)

  1. mallow

Dialectal variants[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin malva, of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaw.vɐ/ [ˈmaʊ̯.vɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaw.va/ [ˈmaʊ̯.va]
 

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malvas)

  1. mallow (any plant of the family Malvaceae)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin malva, of Semitic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmalba/ [ˈmal.β̞a]
  • Rhymes: -alba
  • Syllabification: mal‧va

Noun[edit]

malva f (plural malvas)

  1. mallow
  2. mauve (color)

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malva m or f (masculine and feminine plural malvas)

  1. mauve (color)

Further reading[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

malva c

  1. mallow

Derived terms[edit]