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lingual definition

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This page has 11 definitions of lingual with English translations in 6 languages. Lingual is an adjective and noun. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English lingual definition

Etymology

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

lingual (plural linguals)

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

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German lingual definition

Etymology

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

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Adjective

lingual (strong nominative masculine singular lingualer, not comparable)

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

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Portuguese lingual definition

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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

Adjective

lingual m or f (plural linguais, comparable)

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

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Romanian lingual definition

Etymology

From French lingual.

Adjective

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

  1. lingual

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Spanish lingual definition

Etymology

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

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

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lingual (plural linguales)

  1. lingual

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French lingual definition

Adjective

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

  1. lingual

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