Lunge

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See also: lunge and lungë

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lunge, from Old High German lunga, from Proto-Germanic *lungô (literally the light organ), from Proto-Indo-European *lengʷʰ- (light, agile, nimble). Compare Dutch long, English lung, Danish lunge, Swedish lunga, Icelandic lunga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlʊŋə/
  • Hyphenation: Lun‧ge
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Noun[edit]

Lunge f (genitive Lunge, plural Lungen)

  1. (physiology) lung

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Further reading[edit]

  • Lunge” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Lunge in Duden online

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Lunge f

  1. plural of Lung