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tongue

noun
 
 
/tʌŋ/
MOUTH [C] B1 the soft thing inside your mouth that you move and use for tasting and speakingThe mouth and throat
FOOD [C, U] the tongue of some animals that you can eat as meatKinds of meat
LANGUAGE [C] formal a language: Japanese is her native tongue (= the language she learnt to speak as a child). →  See also mother tongue , a slip of the tongue , be on the tip of your tongue Language namesLinguistic terms and linguistic style
Translations of “tongue”
in Korean 혀…
in Arabic لِسان…
in French langue…
in Turkish dil, yenilebilir hayvan dili, dil eti…
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 Polish język, ozór, ozorek…
in Spanish lengua, idioma…
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…
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