vagina

vagina

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of vagina in English

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Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna (a sheath, scabbard; a covering, sheath, holder).

  • IPA(key): /vəˈd͡ʒaɪ.nə/
  • Rhymes: -aɪnə

vagina (plural vaginas or vaginae or (obsolete) vaginæ)

  1. (anatomy) A passage leading from the opening of the vulva to the cervix of the uterus for copulation and childbirth in female mammals.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina
    1. (zootomy) A similar part in some invertebrates and non-mammalian amniotes.
  2. (botany) A sheathlike structure, such as the leaf of a grass that surrounds a stem.
    Synonym: sheath
  3. (colloquial) The vulva, or the vulva and the vaginal passage collectively.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vulva
    • For quotations using this term, see Citations:vagina.
  4. (derogatory, colloquial) A coward; a weakling; a pussy.
    • 2002, "The New Terrance And Phillip Movie Trailer" (South Park TV episode)
      Don't you interrupt me, you vagina! I was givin' a heart-wrenchin' soliloquy about me feelin's for Tugger!
  • In technical discussions of anatomy, the vagina is a wholly internal structure and the vulva is wholly external, but in common use (since at least the 1930s), vagina can refer to the vulva or function as a general term for the entire genitalia.
  • genitals
  • “vagina”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.
  • “vagina”, in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: Merriam-Webster, 1996–present.
  • Gavina

vagina (plural [please provide])

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonym: skede
  • "vagina" at majstro.com

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna. Doublet of beina.

  • IPA(key): (Central) [bəˈʒi.nə]
  • IPA(key): (Balearic) [vəˈʒi.nə]
  • IPA(key): (Valencia) [vaˈd͡ʒi.na]

vagina f (plural vagines)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
  • vaginal

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

vagina c (singular definite vaginaen, plural indefinite vaginaer)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
  • (female genitalia): fisse, kusse, skede (clinical), tissekone (childish), fjams, fissehul (derogatory)
  • vagina on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːɣinaː/
  • Hyphenation: va‧gi‧na

vagina f (plural vagina's, diminutive vaginaatje n)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonyms: schede; see also Thesaurus:vagina

From vagino +‎ -a.

  • IPA(key): [vaˈɡina]
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: va‧gin‧a

vagina (accusative singular vaginan, plural vaginaj, accusative plural vaginajn)

  1. vaginal

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑɡinɑ/, [ˈʋɑ̝ɡinɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑɡinɑ
  • Syllabification(key): va‧gi‧na

vagina

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonym: emätin
  • vagina”, in Kielitoimiston sanakirja [Dictionary of Contemporary Finnish]‎[1] (in Finnish) (online dictionary, continuously updated), Kotimaisten kielten keskuksen verkkojulkaisuja 35, Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus (Institute for the Languages of Finland), 2004–, retrieved 2023-07-04

vagina (plural vaginas)

  1. vagina
  • vaginal

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna. Doublet of guaina.

  • IPA(key): /vaˈd͡ʒi.na/
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: va‧gì‧na

vagina f (plural vagine)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina
  • cervice
  • vulva
  • gavina, ignava, naviga, vangai
  • uāgīna

From Proto-Italic *wāgīnā (sheath, scabbard), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *wag- (sheath, cover). Tentatively cognate with Lithuanian vóžti (to cover).

  • (Classical Latin) IPA(key): /u̯aːˈɡiː.na/, [u̯äːˈɡiːnä]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /vaˈd͡ʒi.na/, [väˈd͡ʒiːnä]

vāgīna f (genitive vāgīnae); first declension

  1. (literal) a sheath, scabbard
    Mitte gladium in vaginam.Put the sword into its sheath.
    Gladium vaginā proripere.To draw a sword from the sheath hastily.
  2. (transferred sense) the covering, sheath, holder of anything
    1. the hull, husk
    2. (anatomy) the vagina
    3. (zootomy, in cats) the sheath of a claw

The anatomical sense is a medieval euphemism not attested in classical literature.

First-declension noun.

  • ēvāgīnō (verb)
  • neovāgīna (New Latin, surgery)
  • vāgīnālis (adjective)
  • vāgīnula (diminutive)
  • ēvaginātiō
Borrowings (anatomical sense)
  • "vagina", in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • "vagina", in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vagina in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • vagina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • "vagina", in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • "vagina", in William Smith et al., editor (1890), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • John A. Simpson and Edmund S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “vagina”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna. Doublet of vanilje.

vagina m (definite singular vaginaen, indefinite plural vaginaer, definite plural vaginaene)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonym: skjede
  • vaginose
  • “vagina” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

vagina m (definite singular vaginaen, indefinite plural vaginaer or vaginaar, definite plural vaginaene or vaginaane)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonym: skjede
  • vaginose
  • “vagina” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

vagina f (plural vaginas)

  1. (anatomy) vagina

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna. Doublet of bainha and vagem.

  • Hyphenation: va‧gi‧na

vagina f (plural vaginas)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina/translations
  • vaginal

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

  • IPA(key): /ʋaɡǐːna/
  • Hyphenation: va‧gi‧na

vagína f (Cyrillic spelling ваги́на)

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonym: rȍdnica

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna.

  • IPA(key): /ʋaɡíːna/

vagȋna f

  1. (anatomy) vagina
  • vaginálen
  • vagina”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Learned borrowing from Latin vāgīna. Doublet of vaina.

  • IPA(key): /baˈxina/ [baˈxi.na]
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Syllabification: va‧gi‧na

vagina f (plural vaginas)

  1. vagina
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina
  • “vagina”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

vagina c

  1. (anatomy) vagina
    Synonyms: slida, (vulgar) fitthål
  • neovagina
  • vaginal (vaginal)
  • sköte
  • underliv
  • vulva
  • fitta
  • penis
  • vagina in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • vagina in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • vagina in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

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