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.
''He was speaking in his native tongue.''
1591, (w), “The Ruines of Time” in ''Complaints, containing sundrie small poemes of the worlds vanitie,'' London: William Ponsonbie,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12774.0001.001
- ... (w), which is so much renownd
- For tongues confusion in Writ|holie writ,
1726, (w), ''(w),'' London: Benjamin Motte, Volume 1, Part 2, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)178,https://archive.org/details/travelsintosever01swif
- When I pointed to any thing, she told me the Name of it in her own Tongue, so that in a few Days I was able to call for whatever I had a mind to.
1878, (w), ''(w),'' Book 1, Chapter(nbs)7,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17500/17500-h/17500-h.htm
- To dwell on a heath without studying its meanings was like wedding a foreigner without learning his tongue.
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.
1611, ''(w) of the (w),'' (w) 66.18,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Isaiah+66&version=KJV
- I will gather all nations and tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act II, Scene(nbs)6,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=merchantvenice&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- Who are you? Tell me, for more certainty,
- Albeit I’ll swear that I do know your tongue.
1748, (w), ''(w),'' London: J. Osborn, Volume 1, Chapter(nbs)21, p.(nbs)173,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004833141.0001.001
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.
1936, (w), ''(w),'' Part 3, Chapter(nbs)30,https://www.fadedpage.com/books/20160920/html.php
- ... 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
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act V, Scene(nbs)2,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry4p1&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- ... fellows, soldiers, friends,
- Better consider what you have to do
- Than I, that have not well the gift of tongue,
- Can lift your blood up with persuasion.
1692, (w), ''Fables of Æsop and Other Eminent Mythologists with Morals and Reflexions,'' London: R. Sare ''et al.,'' http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A26505.0001.001
- Much Tongue, and much Judgment seldom go together, for Talking and Thinking are Two Quite Differing Faculties,
1876, (w), ''(w),'' Chapter(nbs)31,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/7469/7469-h/7469-h.htm
- “... this Mr. Grandcourt has wonderful little tongue. Everything must be done dummy-like without his ordering.”
- “Then he’s the more whip, I doubt,” said Mrs. Girdle. “''She’s'' got tongue enough, I warrant her ...”
Honourable discourse; eulogy.
1621, (w) and (w), ''(w),'' Act(nbs)V, in ''The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher,'' Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1812, Volume 12, p.(nbs)374,https://archive.org/details/worksofbeaumontf12beauuoft
- She was born noble; let that title find her
- A private grave, but neither tongue nor honour!
1611, ''(w) of the (w),'' (w)Corinthians 13.8,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Corinthians+13&version=KJV
- Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
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.
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.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act V, Scene(nbs)1,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=midsummer&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve:
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 division of formation; A layer or member of a formation that pinches out in one direction.
To protrude in relatively long, narrow sections.
To join by means of a and groove.
To speak; to utter.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act V, Scene(nbs)4,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=cymbeline&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- ’Tis still a dream, or else such stuff as madmen
- Tongue and brain not;
To chide; to scold.
(circa) (w), ''(w),'' Act IV, Scene(nbs)4,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=measure&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- How might she tongue me!