γλῶσσα

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Originally "provided with a point". From γλῶχες (glôkhes, beard of corn) (from Proto-Indo-European *glōgʰs) and -ια (-ia).

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γλῶσσᾰ (glôssa) (genitive γλώσσης) f, first declension

  1. a tongue
  2. a language
  3. the mouthpiece of a pipe

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