לשון

HebrewEdit

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Root
ל־שׁ־ן(l-š-n)

From Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

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NounEdit

לָשׁוֹן (lashónf (plural indefinite לְשׁוֹנוֹת‎, singular construct לְשׁוֹן־, plural construct לְשׁוֹנוֹת־‎)

  1. a tongue
  2. a language
    Synonym: שָׂפָה

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DescendantsEdit

  • Ladino: לשון(lashón)
  • Yiddish: לשון(loshn)

LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew לשון(lashón).

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NounEdit

לשון f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling lashon)

  1. tongue
  2. language

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew לשון(lashón).

PronunciationEdit

  • (YIVO, Litvish) IPA(key): /ˈɫɔʃn̩/
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): /ˈɫuːʃn̩/
  • (Ukrainish) IPA(key): /ˈɫuʃn̩/
  • (Netherlandic) IPA(key): /ˈɫoːʃn̩/

NounEdit

לשון (loshnn, plural לשונות(leshoynes)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)

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