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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. tongue
  2. language

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DescendantsEdit

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

Borrowed from Arabic لِسَان (lisān).

NounEdit

لسان (lisân)

  1. language
  2. tongue

Derived termsEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic لِسَان (lisān).

NounEdit

لسان (lisānf (Hindi spelling लिसान)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

DeclensionEdit

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