What does lingual mean?

Definitions for lingual
ˈlɪŋ gwəllin·gual

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lingual(adj)

    a consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs

  2. linguistic, lingual(adj)

    consisting of or related to language

    "linguistic behavior"; "a linguistic atlas"; "lingual diversity"

  3. lingual(adj)

    pertaining to or resembling or lying near the tongue

    "lingual inflammation"; "the lingual surface of the teeth"

GCIDE

  1. Lingual(a.)

    lying near the tongue; especially, in dentistry, on the surface of the tooth next to the tongue. Contrasted with buccal, the side of a tooth touching the cheek, i. e. the side opposite to the lingual side.

  2. Origin: [L. lingua tongue: cf. F. lingual. See Tongue, and cf. Language.]

Wiktionary

  1. lingual(Noun)

    a sound articulated with the tongue

  2. lingual(Adjective)

    Related to the tongue.

  3. lingual(Adjective)

    Related to language or linguistics.

  4. lingual(Adjective)

    articulated with the tongue

  5. lingual(Adjective)

    Of a lower tooth, on the side facing the tongue. See mesial.

  6. Origin: From linguis, from lingua.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lingual(adj)

    of or pertaining to the tongue; uttered by the aid of the tongue; glossal; as, the lingual nerves; a lingual letter

  2. Lingual(noun)

    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

  3. Origin: [L. lingua tongue: cf. F. lingual. See Tongue, and cf. Language.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lingual

    ling′gwal, adj. pertaining to the tongue or utterance.—n. a letter pronounced mainly by the tongue, as t, d (also called Dental).—adj. Linguaden′talDentilingual.—adv. Ling′ually.—adj. Ling′uiform, tongue-shaped.—ns. Ling′uist, one skilled in tongues or languages; Ling′uister, a dabbler in philology.—adjs. Linguist′ic, -al, pertaining to languages and the affinities of languages.—adv. Linguist′ically.—n.pl. Linguist′ics, the general or comparative science, or study, of languages.—n. Ling′ula, a tongue-like part or process.—adjs. Ling′ular, Ling′ulate, tongue-shaped. [L. lingua (old form dingua), the tongue.]

How to pronounce lingual?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say lingual in sign language?

  1. lingual

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingual in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of lingual in a Sentence

  1. President Ram Baran Yadav:

    Our country is multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural ... this new document will safeguard the rights of all Nepali brothers and sisters.

  2. Carissa Etienne:

    Our vision is a state-of-the-art school to deliver high-quality, multi-lingual learning, both on-line and in-person, alongside a cutting-edge simulation center for health emergencies.

  3. Linguist Donna Jo Napoli:

    Children should be surrounded by sign language as much as possible as soon as the audiological status is determined, if the child gets a cochlear implant and does well with it, fantastic. Then the child is bi-lingual.

Images & Illustrations of lingual

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