Definitions for Lingualˈlɪŋ gwəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of or pertaining to the tongue or some tonguelike part.
pertaining to languages.
articulated with the aid of the tongue, esp. the tip of the tongue, as the sound (d) or (n).
(n.)a lingual speech sound.
Origin of lingual:
1350–1400; ME: tongue-shaped surgical instrument < ML linguālis
a consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs
consisting of or related to language
"linguistic behavior"; "a linguistic atlas"; "lingual diversity"
pertaining to or resembling or lying near the tongue
"lingual inflammation"; "the lingual surface of the teeth"
a sound articulated with the tongue
Related to the tongue.
Related to language or linguistics.
articulated with the tongue
Of a lower tooth, on the side facing the tongue. See mesial.
Origin: From linguis, from lingua.
of or pertaining to the tongue; uttered by the aid of the tongue; glossal; as, the lingual nerves; a lingual letter
a consonant sound formed by the aid of the tongue; -- a term especially applied to certain articulations (as those of t, d, th, and n) and to the letters denoting them
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