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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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