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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

لِسَان ‎(lisānm, f ‎(plural أَلْسِنَة(ʾalsina) or أَلْسُن(ʾalsun))

  1. tongue
  2. language

DeclensionEdit

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “لسن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic لِسَان(lisān).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

لِسان ‎(lisānm (plural لُسُن ‎(lusun) or أَلْسِنة ‎(ʼalsina))

  1. tongue

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic لِسَان(lisān).

NounEdit

لسان ‎(lisân)

  1. language
  2. tongue

Derived termsEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Arabic لِسَان(lisān).

NounEdit

لسان ‎(lisānf ‎(Hindi spelling लिसान)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

DeclensionEdit

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