vulva

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See also: vulvă and Vulva

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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vulva ‎(plural vulvas or vulvae or vulvæ)

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

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Illustration of a vulva.

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

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vulva.

Noun[edit]

vulva f ‎(plural vulvas)

  1. vulva

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vulva.

Noun[edit]

vulva f ‎(plural vulve)

  1. (anatomy) vulva

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Sanskrit उल्ब ‎(ulba).

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Noun[edit]

vulva f ‎(genitive vulvae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) vulva
  2. (anatomy) womb
  3. vocative singular of vulva
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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vulva vulvae
genitive vulvae vulvārum
dative vulvae vulvīs
accusative vulvam vulvās
ablative vulvā vulvīs
vocative vulva vulvae
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Noun[edit]

vulvā

  1. ablative singular of vulva

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

vulva f (plural vulvas)

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

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