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Spanish translation of “tongue”

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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”.
Translations of “tongue”
in Korean 혀…
in Arabic لِسان…
in French langue…
in Italian lingua…
in Chinese (Traditional) 口腔部位, 舌頭, (用作食物的動物的)舌頭,口條…
in Russian язык, речь…
in Turkish dil, yenilebilir hayvan dili, dil eti…
in Polish język, ozór, ozorek…
in Portuguese língua…
in German die Zunge, die Sprache…
in Catalan llengua…
in Japanese 舌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 口腔部位, 舌头, (用作食物的动物的)舌头,口条…
(Definition of tongue from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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