dn̥ghū- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root dn̥ghū-: biltong, language, languet, ligula, ligule, lingo, lingua, linguist, tongue.

dn̥ghū-

Tongue.

Oldest form *dn̥g̑huh2-, becoming *dn̥g̑hū- in satem languages and *dn̥ghū- in centum languages.
1.
a. tongue from Old English tunge, tongue;
b. biltong from Middle Dutch tonghe, tongue. Both a and b from Germanic *tungōn-.
2. language, languet, ligula, ligule, lingo, lingua, linguine, linguist; bilingual from Latin lingua (< Archaic Latin dingua), tongue, language.

[Pokorny dn̥g̑hū 223.]



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