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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tengae, from Proto-Celtic *tangʷāt- (compare Welsh tafod), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue, speech, language).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teanga f (genitive singular teanga, nominative plural teangacha)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
teanga theanga dteanga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish tengae, from Proto-Celtic *tangʷāt-, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue, speech, language).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teanga f (genitive singular teangaidh, plural teangan)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. (linguistics) language
    Synonym: cànan

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
teanga theanga
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit