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langue (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language.

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From Latin lingua.

NounEdit

langue f (plural langues)

  1. language

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French langue, from Old French langue, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech, language), from Old Latin dingua, from Proto-Italic *denɣwā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue, speech, language).

See cognates in regional languages in France: Norman laungue, Gallo lenghe, Picard lingke, Bourguignon laingue, Franco-Provençal lengoua, Occitan lenga, Corsican lingua.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lɑ̃ɡ/
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NounEdit

langue f (plural langues)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
    la langue dans la bouche
    the tongue in the mouth
  2. (linguistics) language (system of communication using written or spoken words)
    la langue maternelle
    the mother tongue, native language
    faire parler la langue française
    to make speak the French language
    — Bertrand Barère

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langue

  1. third-person singular present indicative of languire

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LatinEdit

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French langue, from Latin lingua, from Old Latin dingua, from Proto-Italic *denɣwā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

NounEdit

langue f (plural langues)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French langue, from Latin lingua, from Old Latin *dingua, from Proto-Italic *denɣwā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

NounEdit

langue f (plural langues)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey, anatomy) tongue
  2. (Jersey) language

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin lingua, from Old Latin *dingua, from Proto-Italic *denɣwā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

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langue f (oblique plural langues, nominative singular langue, nominative plural langues)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

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PicardEdit

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French langue.

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langue f

  1. (linguistics) langue

Usage notesEdit

Indeclinable.

Further readingEdit

  • langue in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk