Lingual definition

lĭnggwəl
(linguistics) Pronounced with the tongue in conjunction with other organs of speech.
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Of languages; linguistic.

Lingual diversity.

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Of language or languages.
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Of, relating to, or situated near the tongue or a tonguelike organ.
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Of the tongue.
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(phonet.) Articulated with the tongue, as (l) and (t)
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(phonet.) A lingual sound.
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Of, relating to, or situated near the tongue or a tonguelike organ.
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Related to the tongue.
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Related to language or linguistics.
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(phonetics) Articulated with the tongue.
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(dentistry) Of a lower tooth, on the side facing the tongue. See mesial.
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(phonetics) A sound articulated with the tongue.
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Speaking or using a number of languages.
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A sound, such as (t), (l), and (n), that is pronounced with the tongue and other organs of speech.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lingual
Plural:
linguals

Origin of lingual

  • From Medieval Latin linguis, from Latin lingua (“tongue, speech").

    From Wiktionary