Lunge

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See also: lunge and lùngè

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German, from Proto-Germanic *lungw- (the light organ), from Proto-Indo-European *lengʷʰ- (light, agile, nimble). Compare Dutch long, English lung, Danish lunge, Swedish lunga, Icelandic lunga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlʊŋə]
  • Hyphenation: Lun‧ge

Noun[edit]

Lunge f (genitive Lunge, plural Lungen)

  1. (physiology) lung

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