lingual

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Medieval Latin linguālis, from lingua (the tongue; a language, speech) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix); equivalent to lingua +‎ -al. Doublet of lingualis.

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lingual (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, dentistry, relational) Related to, near, or on the side toward the tongue.
    1. (phonetics) Articulated with the tongue.
  2. (linguistics, relational) Related to language or linguistics.
    Synonym: linguistic

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Noun[edit]

lingual (plural linguals)

  1. (phonetics) A sound articulated with the tongue.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lingual (feminine linguale, masculine plural linguaux, feminine plural linguales)

  1. lingual

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  • Romanian: lingual

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech).

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  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

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lingual (strong nominative masculine singular lingualer, not comparable)

  1. (relational) tongue; lingual
  2. (relational) language; lingual, linguistic
    Synonym: sprachlich

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech) + -ālis.

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  • Rhymes: -al, -aw
  • Hyphenation: lin‧gual

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lingual m or f (plural linguais)

  1. (anatomy) lingual (relating to the tongue)
  2. (phonetics) lingual (articulated with the tongue)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lingual.

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lingual m or n (feminine singular linguală, masculine plural linguali, feminine and neuter plural linguale)

  1. lingual

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin linguālis, from Latin lingua (tongue, speech).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /linˈɡwal/, [lĩŋˈɡwal]
  • Rhymes: -al

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lingual (plural linguales)

  1. lingual

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