vergine etymology

Italian word vergine comes from Latin virgo

Detailed word origin of vergine

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virgo Latin (lat) (by extension) a young woman, girl. (by extension, Ecclesiastical, of the Church Fathers) a male virgin. (by extension, of things) an adjectival appellative for unwedded, pure, unused. A maid, maiden, virgin, sexually intact woman (compare puella).
vergine Italian (ita) (of film etc) blank. Virgin Virgin, maiden.