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anglais > français
     1. n. (Anatomie) Langue.
     2. n. (Par analogie) (Habillement) Pièce sous les lacets de chaussure.
     3. n. (Linguistique) Langue.
     4. n. Style d'expression.
anglais > anglais
     1. n. The flexible muscular organ in the mouth that is used to move food around, for tasting and that is moved into various positions to modify the flow of air from the lungs in order to produce different s
     2. n. This organ, as taken from animals used for food (especially cows).−
           cold tongue with mustard
     3. n. (metonym) A language.
           He was speaking in his native tongue.
     4. n. (obsolete) Speakers of a language, collectively.
     5. n. (obsolete) Voice (the distinctive sound of a person's speech); accent (gloss, distinctive manner of pronouncing a language).
     6. n. Manner of speaking, often habitually.
     7. n. (metonym) A person speaking in a specified manner (most often plural).
     8. n. The power of articulate utterance; speech generally.
     9. n. (obsolete) Discourse; fluency of speech or expression.
     10. n. (obsolete) Honourable discourse; eulogy.
     11. n. (religion, often in the plural) Glossolalia.
     12. n. In a shoe, the flap of material that goes between the laces and the foot (so called because it resembles a tongue in the mouth).
     13. n. Any large or long physical protrusion on an automotive or machine part or any other part that fits into a long groove on another part.
     14. n. A projection, or slender appendage or fixture.
           the tongue of a buckle, or of a balance
     15. n. A long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or lake.
     16. n. The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.
     17. n. The clapper of a bell.
     18. n. (figuratively) An individual point of flame from a fire.
     19. n. A small sole (type of fish).
     20. n. (nautical) A short piece of rope spliced into the upper part of standing backstays, etc.; also, the upper main piece of a mast composed of several pieces.
     21. n. (music) A reed.
     22. v. (music, ambitransitive) On a wind instrument, to articulate a note by starting the air with a tap of the tongue, as though by speaking a 'd' or 't' sound (alveolar plosive).
           Playing wind instruments involves tonguing on the reed or mouthpiece.
     23. v. (slang) To manipulate with the tongue, as in kissing or oral sex.
     24. v. To protrude in relatively long, narrow sections.
           a soil horizon that tongues into clay
     25. v. To join by means of a tongue and groove.
           to tongue boards together
     26. v. (intransitive, obsolete) To talk; to prate.
     27. v. (transitive, obsolete) To speak; to utter.
     28. v. (transitive, obsolete) To chide; to scold.
français > anglais
     1. n. (anatomy) tongue
           la langue dans la bouche - the tongue in the mouth
     2. n. (linguistics) language (system of communication using written or spoken words)
           la langue maternelle - the mother tongue, native language
           faire parler la langue française - to make speak the French language — Bertrand Barère


Exemples de phrases

My mother tongue is the most beautiful present that I received from my mother. 
    Ma langue maternelle est le plus beau cadeau que j'ai reçu de ma mère.
Hold your tongue, or you'll be punished. 
    Tiens ta langue ou tu seras puni.
Hold your tongue, or you'll be killed. 
    Retiens ta langue, ou tu seras tué.
The words themselves are on the tip of my tongue, but I just can't say it. 
    J'ai les mots sur le bout de la langue, mais je ne sais pas vraiment comment le formuler.
His name is on the tip of my tongue. 
    J'ai son nom sur le bout de la langue.

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