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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Like لَغَا (laḡā, to speak), from the root ل غ و (l-ḡ-w). Related to Hebrew לוע \ לֹעַ (lṓaʿ, throat, pharynx, maw).

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لُغَة (luḡaf (plural لُغَات (luḡāt))

  1. language
  2. dialect, vernacular
  3. jargon
  4. (with the definite article) Classical Arabic

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