γλῶσσα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From γλῶχες (glōkhes, beard of corn) (which perhaps comes from Proto-Indo-European *glōgʰs) and -ια (-ia), suffix used by short-a first-declension nouns and adjectives.

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γλῶσσα (glōssa) (genitive γλώσσης) f, first declension

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

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