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Engelsk navneord: tongue

1. tongue (i anatomi) a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clapper, glossa, lingua


Mindre specifikke termerarticulator, organ


Omfatter disse specifikke termergustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud


Omfatter disse overordnede termermouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, pharynx, rima oris, throat

2. tongue (om kommunikation) a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)natural language


Mindre specifikke termerlanguage, linguistic communication


Mere specifikke termerAfrasian, Afrasian language, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic, Afroasiatic language, American Indian, American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, Austro-Asiatic, Austro-Asiatic language, Austronesian, Austronesian language, Basque, Cassite, Caucasian, Caucasian language, Chukchi, Chukchi language, creole, Dravidian, Dravidian language, Dravidic, Elamite, Elamitic, Eskimo-Aleut, Eskimo-Aleut language, first language, Hamito-Semitic, Hmong, Hmong language, Indian, Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-Hittite, Kassite, Khoisan, Khoisan language, maternal language, Miao, mother tongue, Munda-Mon-Khmer, Niger-Kordofanian, Niger-Kordofanian language, Nilo-Saharan, Nilo-Saharan language, Papuan, Papuan language, Sino-Tibetan, Sino-Tibetan language, Susian, tonal language, tone language, Ural-Altaic


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)artificial language

3. tongue (om form) any long thin projection that is transient


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTongues of flame licked at the walls.
Rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)knife


Mindre specifikke termerprojection

4. tongue (om kommunikation) a manner of speaking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe spoke with a thick tongue.
She has a glib tongue.


Mindre specifikke termerdelivery, manner of speaking, speech


Mere specifikke termersharp tongue

5. tongue (om ting) a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)spit


Mindre specifikke termercape, ness


Vedrører disse specifikke termersand

6. tongue (om mad) the tongue of certain animals used as meat


Mindre specifikke termerorgans, variety meat


Mere specifikke termerbeef tongue, calf's tongue

7. tongue (om genstand) the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot


Mindre specifikke termerflap


Omfatter disse overordnede termerboot, shoe

8. tongue (om genstand) metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clapper


Mindre specifikke termerstriker


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbell


Engelsk udsagnsord: tongue

1. tongue (om tilvejebringelse) articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerplay, spiel


Mere specifikke termerdouble tongue, triple-tongue


Overordnet emneområdemusic, music

2. tongue (om relation) lick or explore with the tongue


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerlap, lick









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