lingual

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From Medieval Latin linguālis, 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 tooth, on the side facing the tongue.

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lingual ‎(plural linguals)

  1. (phonetics) a sound articulated with the tongue

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lingualis, from Latin lingua ‎(tongue; speech).

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lingual ‎(not comparable)

  1. lingual; related to the tongue
  2. lingual, linguistic; related to language

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Portuguese[edit]

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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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