lingula

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin lingula (small tongue), from lingua (tongue) + -ula (diminutive suffix).

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Noun[edit]

lingula (plural lingulae)

  1. (anatomy) Any of several tongue-shaped bony structures, especially that which forms the anterior border of the mandibular foramen.

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Noun[edit]

lingula f (plural lingule)

  1. (anatomy) lingula
  2. ancient roman leaf-shaped sword

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lingua +‎ -ula, possibly influenced by ligula and lingō.

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Noun[edit]

lingula f (genitive lingulae); first declension

  1. Diminutive of lingua
  2. tongue or land

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lingula lingulae
genitive lingulae lingulārum
dative lingulae lingulīs
accusative lingulam lingulās
ablative lingulā lingulīs
vocative lingula lingulae

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