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Spanish translation of “tongue”

tongue

noun /taŋ/
the fleshy organ inside the mouth, used in tasting, swallowing, speaking etc
lengua
The doctor looked at her tongue.
the tongue of an animal used as food
lengua
ox tongue.
something with the same shape as a tongue
lengua
a tongue of flame.
a language
lengua, idioma
English is his mother tongue / native tongue a foreign tongue.
tongue twister /ˈtaŋ ˌtwistə/ noun a word or phrase that is difficult to say correctly, especially because it contains many similar sounds
Trabalenguas
A well-known example of a tongue twister is “She sells seashells on the seashore”.
(Definition of tongue from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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