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German is not the only language to have a specific name for male virginity; in French, male virgins are called "puceau".

The Greek word for "virgin" is parthenos (παρθένος, see Parthenon).

Although typically applied to women, like English, it is also applied to men, in both cases specifically denoting absence of sexual experience.

When used of men, it does not carry a strong association of "never-married" status.

However, in reference to women, historically, it was sometimes used to refer to an engaged woman—parthenos autou (παρθένος αὐτού, his virgin) = his fiancée as opposed to gunē autou (γυνή αὐτού, his woman) = his wife.

This distinction is necessary due to there being no specific word for wife (or husband) in Greek.

Nearly six-in-ten college graduates (58%) know someone who uses online dating, and nearly half (46%) know someone who has entered into a marriage or long-term partnership with someone they met via online dating.

Note that the term used for the starsign virgo also is Jungfrau (even it had a similar term used in Swedish was "Jungfrun" however, the Swedish title for the film used the English title instead), which makes the above movie title ambiguous.

German also distinguishes between young women and girls, who are denoted by the word Mädchen.

Meanwhile, the share of 55- to 64-year-olds who use online dating has doubled over the same time period (from 6% in 2013 to 12% in 2015).

For young adults in particular, this overall increase in online dating usage has been accompanied by a dramatic increase in the use of mobile dating apps.

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