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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech).

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lingual (comparative more lingual, superlative most lingual)

  1. related to the tongue
  2. related to language or linguistics
  3. (phonetics) articulated with the tongue
  4. (dentistry) of a tooth, on the side facing the tongue

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NounEdit

lingual (plural linguals)

  1. (phonetics) a sound articulated with the tongue

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech).

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lingual (not comparable)

  1. lingual; related to the tongue
  2. lingual, linguistic; related to language
    Synonym: sprachlich

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech) + -alis.

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lingual m or f (plural linguais, comparable)

  1. (anatomy) lingual (relating to the tongue)
  2. (phonetics) lingual (articulated with the tongue)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /linˈɡwal/, [lĩŋˈɡwal]

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lingual (plural linguales)

  1. lingual

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