Translation of "tongue" - English-Turkish dictionary

tongue

noun uk us /tʌŋ/
MOUTH [ C ]

B1 the soft thing inside your mouth that you move and use for tasting and speaking

dil
FOOD [ C, U ]

the tongue of some animals that you can eat as meat

yenilebilir hayvan dili, dil eti
LANGUAGE [ C ] formal

a language

lisan, dil
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

(Translation of “tongue” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)