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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ل س ن(l-s-n). From Proto-Semitic *lišān-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. (metonymically) language
    Synonyms: لُغَة(luḡa), مَنْطِق(manṭiq)

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DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: lisan
  • Indonesian: lisan
  • Turkish: lisan

ReferencesEdit

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

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic لِسَان(lisān).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. tongue

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic لِسَان(lisān).

NounEdit

لسان (lisân)

  1. language
  2. tongue

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UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic لِسَان(lisān).

NounEdit

لسان (lisānf (Hindi spelling लिसान)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

DeclensionEdit

Declension of لسان
singular plural
direct لسان(lisān) لسانیں(lisānẽ)
oblique لسان(lisān) لسانوں(lisānõ)
vocative لسان(lisān) لسانو(lisāno)

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