לשון

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ל־שׁ־ן (l-š-n)

From Proto-Semitic *lišān-. Cognate with Arabic لِسَان (lisān). => lišānu AKKADIAN 𔘌𒁉𔘦

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Noun[edit]

לָשׁוֹן (lashónf (plural indefinite לְשׁוֹנוֹת, singular construct לְשׁוֹן־, plural construct לְשׁוֹנוֹת־)

  1. a tongue
  2. a language
    Synonym: שָׂפָה

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Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: לשון (lashón)
  • Yiddish: לשון (loshn)

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew לשון (lashón).

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Noun[edit]

לשון f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling lashon)

  1. tongue
  2. language

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew לשון (lashón).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (YIVO, Litvish) IPA(key): /ˈɫɔʃn̩/
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): /ˈɫuːʃn̩/
  • (Ukrainish) IPA(key): /ˈɫuʃn̩/
  • (Netherlandic) IPA(key): /ˈɫoːʃn̩/

Noun[edit]

לשון (loshnn, plural לשונות (leshoynes)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)

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