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Pronunciation: /tʌŋ/

Translation of tongue in German:


  • Zunge, die bite one's tongue [lit. or fig.], sich auf die Zunge beißen find one's tongue seine Sprache wieder finden hold one's tongue stillschweigen he made the remark tongue in cheek [fig.], er meinte die Bemerkung nicht ernst

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Pronunciation: ɡlɛn
a narrow valley, especially in Scotland or Ireland