tunge

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Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɔnɡə/, [ˈtˢɔŋə]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse tunga, Proto-Germanic *tungǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue).

Noun[edit]

tunge c (singular definite tungen, plural indefinite tunger)

  1. tongue
  2. sole (fish)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See tung (heavy).

Adjective[edit]

tunge

  1. definite of tung
  2. plural form of tung

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪uŋːe̞ˣ]
  • Hyphenation: tun‧ge

Verb[edit]

tunge

  1. Indicative present connegative form of tunkea.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of tunkea.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of tunkea.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tunge

  1. definite singular of tung
  2. plural form of tung
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tunga

Noun[edit]

tunge f, m (definite singular tunga or tungen, indefinite plural tunger, definite plural tungene)

  1. a tongue

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • (former reform[s] only): tunga

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse tunga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tunge f (definite singular tunga, indefinite plural tunger, definite plural tungene)

  1. tongue (organ)
    Menneske kan smaka med tunga.
    Humans can taste with their tongue.
  2. something that resembles a tongue (organ)

Adjective[edit]

tunge

  1. singular definite of tung
  2. plural form of tung

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *tungǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian tunge, Old Saxon tunga, Old Dutch tunga, Old High German zunge, Old Norse tunga, Gothic 𐍄𐌿𐌲𐌲𐍉 (tuggō).

Indo-European cognates: Sanskrit जिह्वा (jihvā), Archaic Latin dingua (Latin lingua, Avestan 𐬵𐬌𐬰𐬬𐬁 (hizvā), Old Church Slavonic ѩзꙑкъ (językŭ), Lithuanian liežùvis, Old Irish tengae, Welsh tafod), Tocharian A käntu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtunɡe/, [ˈtuŋɡe]

Noun[edit]

tunge f

  1. a tongue

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tunge

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of tung.