See also: γλώσσα

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

γλῶσσᾰ ‎(glôssaf ‎(genitive γλώσσης); first declension

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill
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