lingual

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From Medieval Latin linguis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech).

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lingual (comparative more lingual, superlative most lingual)

  1. Related to the tongue.
  2. Related to language or linguistics.
  3. (phonetics) articulated with the tongue
  4. (dentistry) Of a lower tooth, on the side facing the tongue. See mesial.

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lingual (plural linguals)

  1. (phonetics) a sound articulated with the tongue

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin lingualis, from lingua (tongue) + -alis.

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lingual m, f (plural linguais; comparable)

  1. (anatomy) lingual (relating to the tongue)
  2. (phonetics) lingual (articulated with the tongue)

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