English-Swedish translation of tongue

Translation of the word tongue from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

tongue in Swedish

anatomynoun tunga [u]
Synonyms for tongue
Antonyms for tongue
Derived terms of tongue
Examples with translation
His name was on the tip of my tongue, but I couldn't remember it.
Spanish is his mother tongue.
Ouch! I bit my tongue!
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Definitions of tongue
1. tongue - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
  lingua, glossa, clapper
  organ wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard
  articulator a movable speech organ
  oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris, mouth the opening of a jar or bottle; "the jar had a wide mouth"
  pharynx, throat the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat
  gustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
2. tongue - the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
  flap any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
  boot a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed
  shoe footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
3. tongue - the tongue of certain animals used as meat
  organs, variety meat edible viscera of a butchered animal
  beef tongue the tongue of a cow eaten as meat
  calf's tongue the tongue of a calf eaten as meat
4. tongue - a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
  manner of speaking, delivery, speech your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"
  sharp tongue a bitter or critical manner of speaking
5. tongue - any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark"
  projection any structure that branches out from a central support
1. tongue - articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
  spiel, play speak at great length (about something)
  music musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
  music musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
  double tongue, triple-tongue play fast notes on a wind instrument
2. tongue - lick or explore with the tongue
  lick, lap pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"
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The tongue is a group of muscles on the floor of the mouth that manipulates food for mastication. It is the primary organ of taste, as much of the upper surface of the tongue is covered in papillae and taste buds. It is sensitive and kept moist by saliva, and is richly supplied with nerves and blood vessels.

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