tonge

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tongē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of tongeō

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch tunga, from Proto-Germanic *tungǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Noun[edit]

tonge f

  1. tongue
  2. speech, language

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tonghe”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • tonge”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

tonge (plural tonges)

  1. Alternative form of tung

Descendants[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian tunge, from Proto-Germanic *tungǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

Noun[edit]

tonge c (plural tongen, diminutive tonkje)

  1. tongue

Further reading[edit]

  • tonge (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011