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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally "provided with a point", from Proto-Hellenic *glóťťā. From γλῶχες (glôkhes, beard of corn) (from Proto-Indo-European *glōgʰs) and -ια (-ia).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

γλῶσσᾰ (glôssaf (genitive γλώσσης); first declension (Ionic)

  1. a tongue
  2. a language
  3. the mouthpiece of a pipe

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: γλώσσα (glóssa)
  • Tsakonian: γρούσσα
  • Albanian: gjuha
  • Latin: glossa

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