língua

See also: lingua

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lingua, lingoa, lengua, lengoa (tongue, language), from Latin lingua (tongue, language), from Old Latin dingua, from Proto-Italic *denɣwā (tongue), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue).

Cognate with Galician lingua, Spanish lengua, Catalan llengua, Occitan lenga, French langue, Italian lingua and Romanian limbă.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

língua f (plural línguas)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:língua.

SynonymsEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Angolar: lunga
  • Annobonese: lunga
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: lingu, lingua
  • Indo-Portuguese: lingo, légo, leagou
  • Kabuverdianu: lingua
  • Korlai Creole Portuguese: ling
  • Macanese: língu
  • Principense: lunge