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See also língua

Interlingua

Noun

Singular
lingua

Plural
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lingua ({{{1}}})
  1. A tongue.
  2. A language.

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Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈlinɡwa]

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:it:Template:lang:la derivations]] lingua (tongue, language).

Noun

lingua f. (plural lingue)

  1. A tongue.
  2. A language.

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Latin

Etymology

Old Latin dingua < Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s

Noun

lingua (genitive linguae); f, first declension

  1. (anatomy) tongue
  2. A speech
  3. An utterance or expression
  4. A language
  5. A dialect, idiom or mode of speech
  6. poetically of animals: voice, note, song, bark etc.
  7. A plant (alternatively called lingulaca)
  8. The reed of the Roman tibiae
  9. A small amount of sth., e.g. "a tongue of land" or "a spoonful"
  10. The short arm of a lever
  11. vocative singular of lingua#Latin
  12. ablative singular of lingua#Latin

Inflection

First declension (1).

Number Singular Plural
nominative lingua linguae
genitive linguae linguārum
dative linguae linguīs
accusative linguam linguās
ablative linguā linguīs
vocative lingua linguae

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Sicilian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:scn:Template:lang:la derivations]] lingua (tongue, language).

Noun

lingua f (plural lingui)

  1. A tongue.
  2. A language.

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