langue

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French

Noun[edit]

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langue (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French langue, from Old French langue, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech, language), from Old Latin dingua, from Proto-Italic *dn̥χ(u)wā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue, speech, language).

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Noun[edit]

langue f (plural langues)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
    la langue dans la bouche
    the tongue in the mouth
  2. (linguistics) language (system of communication using written or spoken words)
    la langue maternelle
    the mother tongue, native language
    faire parler la langue française
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    — Bertrand Barère

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

langue

  1. third-person singular present indicative of languire

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

languē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of langueō

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French langue, from Latin lingua, from Old Latin *dingua, from Proto-Italic *dn̥χ(u)wā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Noun[edit]

langue f (plural langues)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French langue, from Latin lingua, from Old Latin *dingua, from Proto-Italic *dn̥χ(u)wā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Noun[edit]

langue f (plural langues)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey, anatomy) tongue
  2. (Jersey) language

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin lingua, from Old Latin *dingua, from Proto-Italic *dn̥χ(u)wā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

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Latin lingua

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langue f (oblique plural langues, nominative singular langue, nominative plural langues)

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. language
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Picard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lingua, from Old Latin *dingua, from Proto-Italic *dn̥χ(u)wā, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Noun[edit]

langue f (plural langues)

  1. tongue
  2. language