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tongue
tongue / CL: 個|个 / enemy soldier captured for the purpose of extracting information
HSK 6
tip of tongue / apical
peaked cap
talkative / to blather / to shoot one's mouth off / rap (genre of music)
agave (genus of plants) / Agave americana / tequila
dispute or misunderstanding caused by gossip / to talk sb round
(Tw) French kissing / to waggle one's tongue around
verbal sparring / duel of words
sublingual / hypoglossal
lit. dry mouth and tongue (idiom); to talk too much
to stick out one's tongue
(coll.) lisp / one who lisps
lively discussion with everybody talking at once
tongue of flame
the Seychelles
the Seychelles
war of words
glib / oily-mouthed and smooth talking
to French kiss / French kiss
tongue-tied / unable to speak (out of surprise, embarrassment etc)
uvula
ox tongue
lit. to have a tongue like a reed (idiom) / fig. to have a glib tongue
back of tongue / tongue root / dorsal
tequila
mouthpiece / spokesperson
tongue depressor / spatula
loquacious / to have a loose tongue
argument / words / lips and tongue
fight a battle of words / cross verbal swords
agape and tongue-tied (idiom); at a loss for words / gaping and speechless
Hedyotis diffusa
rap music
to parrot / to repeat uncritically what sb says
blade of tongue / laminal
to argue needlessly / to waste time explaining
to cluck / to trill
to commit suicide by biting off one's tongue
to gossip / to argue unnecessarily
coronal consonants of Middle Chinese
to gossip and meddle / to shoot one's mouth off / talkative
to gossip / to argue unnecessarily
vicious talk / malicious tongue
sublingual administration (medicine)
retroflex sound (e.g. in Mandarin zh, ch, sh, r)
to whistle down the wind / to waste one's breath (idiom)
to wag one's tongue / to speak glibly
clumsy in speech / poor speaker
retroflex sound (e.g. in Mandarin zh, ch, sh, r)
the lip or vibrating end of a reed in a wind instrument
to gossip / to blab / a blab-mouth
tongue ring / tongue piercing
to be speechless / also pr. [ze2 she2]
to incite trouble between people (idiom)
lit. clumsy mouth and broken tongue (idiom); awkward speaker
blue-tongue (viral disease of livestock)
alveolar / consonants z, c, s produced with the tip of the tongue on the alveolar ridge
clumsy in speaking / awkward / inarticulate
awkward in speech
lit. light mouth, thin tongue (idiom); hasty and rude / caustic and sharp-tongued
stupefied / flabbergasted
to talk without thinking / to drivel
to have a silver tongue / to have the gift of the gab
garrulous and sharp-tongued
alveolar trill (e.g. Russian r sound)
retroflex vowel (e.g. the final r of putonghua)
blabbing and showing off (idiom); loud-mouthed trouble maker
lit. a tongue like a reed (idiom) / fig. a glib tongue
lit. light mouth, thin tongue (idiom); hasty and rude / caustic and sharp-tongued
female gossip / busybody
garrulous and sharp-tongued
retroflex vowel (e.g. the final r of putonghua)
to pass on stories (idiom); to sow dissension / to blab / to tell tales
to argue needlessly / to waste time explaining
alveolar / consonants z, c, s produced with the tip of the tongue on the alveolar ridge
sublingual gland / saliva gland under tongue
sublingual tablet (medicine)
to boast of one's quarrels to others (idiom)
struck dumb / speechless
to gossip / to argue unnecessarily
apical consonant (produced with the tip of the tongue, i.e. d or t)
to quarrel
to cause a dispute through boastful gossip (idiom)
lit. quick mouth and quick tongue / fig. to interrupt sb urgently and say one's piece / to chime in rapidly
incessant complaining


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