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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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