tongue englannista suomeksi
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 sounds in speech.
(c.) published 1568, (w), ''Againſt venemous tongues enpoyſoned with ſclaunder and falſe detractions &c.'':
- But lering and lurking here and there like ſpies,The devil tere their tunges and pike out their ies!
This organ, as taken from animals used for food (especially cows).
1902, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Dodd, Mead, 1905, Chapter(nbs)4, p.(nbs)136,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17314/17314-h/17314-h.htm
- However you eat them, tongue and chicken and new bread are very good things, and no one minds being sprinkled a little with soda-water on a really fine hot day.
Any similar organ, such as the lingual ribbon, or odontophore, of a mollusk; the proboscis of a moth or butterfly; or the lingua of an insect.
(RQ:Spenser Complaints) (w), which is so much renowndFor tongues confusion in Writ|holie writ,
(RQ:Swift Gulliver's Travels)
(RQ:Hardy Return of the Native)
(RQ:Maugham Of Human Bondage)”
1958, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Knopf, 1992, Chapter(nbs)23, p.(nbs)166,https://archive.org/details/thingsfallapart00ache_0
- Many of them come from distant places and although they speak your tongue they are ignorant of your customs.
2002, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Picador, Book 2, p.(nbs)99,https://archive.org/details/middlesex00euge_1
- My grandfather, accustomed to the multifarious conjugations of ancient Greek verbs, had found English, for all its incoherence, a relatively simple tongue to master.
Speakers of a language, collectively.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
(RQ:Smollett Roderick Random)
Manner of speaking, often habitually.
- Al maters wel pondred and wel to be regarded,How ſhuld a fals lying tung then be rewarded?
1715, (w), ''The Family Instructor,'' London: Eman. Matthews, Volume 1, Part 2, Dialogue 2, p.(nbs)211,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004844748.0001.001
- ... his wicked way of Living, his prophane Tongue, and his Contempt of Religion, had made him not very well receiv’d ...
1935, (w), ''(w),'' London: New English Library, 1970, Chapter(nbs)8, p.(nbs)205,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20140201/html.php
- I’m afraid I’ve inherited my uncle’s tongue and my mother’s want of tact.
1952, (w), ''(w),'' London: Heinemann, Part 1, Chapter(nbs)2, p.(nbs)8,https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.458774
- Samuel had no equal for soothing hysteria and bringing quiet to a frightened child. It was the sweetness of his tongue and the tenderness of his soul.
1972, (w), ''Herself,'' New York: Arbor House, Part 4, p.(nbs)369,https://archive.org/details/herself00hort
- ... (w)’ ''(w),'' technically a quite ordinary comedy in the old style ... was remarkable ... for the frank tongue of its Lesbians ...
A person speaking in a specified manner (''most often plural'').
1860, (w), ''(w),'' Book 7, Chapter(nbs)3,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/6688/6688-h/6688-h.htm
- I know that we must keep apart for a long while; cruel tongues would force us apart, if nothing else did.
(RQ:Mitchell Gone with the Wind) it was obvious to his listeners that Pittypat, in his mind, was still a plump and charming miss of sixteen who must be sheltered against evil tongues.
2007, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Knopf Doubleday, Book 4, p.(nbs)592,https://books.google.ca/books?id=k5snFSTVhOsC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false
- ... the drunk, who had been a permanent fixture in that bar, changed location and thereafter moved from bar to bar, saying to inquisitive tongues, Too long a stay in one seat tires the buttocks.
1717, (w) (translator), ''(w)’s (w) in fifteen books,'' London: Jacob Tonson, “The Story of Pygmalion and the Statue,” p.(nbs)344,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004871123.0001.000
- Parrots imitating Human Tongue
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-1)
(RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop)
(RQ:Eliot Daniel Deronda)
Honourable discourse; eulogy.
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)
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'').
1990, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Random House, Chapter 3, p.(nbs)96,https://archive.org/details/ageofiron00coet
- I caught a glimpse of a brown boot, the tongue flapping, the sole tied on with string.
2006, (w), ''(w),'' London: Virago, Chapter(nbs)2, p.(nbs)53,https://archive.org/details/nightwatch00wate_0
- ... her low-heeled shoes had flat fringed tongues to them—the kind of shoes you expected to see on a golf-course, or a Scottish highland, somewhere expensively hearty like that.
(senseid)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.
A projection, or slender appendage or fixture.
A long, narrow strip of land, projecting from the mainland into a sea or lake.
The pole of a vehicle; especially, the pole of an ox cart, to the end of which the oxen are yoked.
1986, (w), ''The Bobby-Soxer,'' Garden City, NY: Doubleday, p.(nbs)91,https://archive.org/details/bobbysoxer00cali
- Far to the right, where the main pile sloped out, his cart reared tongue upward, like a plow.
1940, (w), ''(w),'' London: Jonathan Cape, Book(nbs)2, p.(nbs)156,https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.499539
- ... the bell clanged so loud that he could hear the iron tongue clapping against the metal sides each time it swung to and fro ...
1818, (w), ''(w),'' London: C. and J. Ollier, Canto 3, stanza 13, p.(nbs)63,https://archive.org/details/revoltofislam00shel
- Then up a steep and dark and narrow stair
- We wound, until the torches’ fiery tongue
- Amid the gushing day beamless and pallid hung.
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.
A division of formation; A layer or member of a formation that pinches out in one direction.
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).
To protrude in relatively long, narrow sections.
To join by means of a and groove.
To speak; to utter.
To chide; to scold.