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Ndzimi - Tongue. Language

Ndzimi is a Xitsonga word meaning "Tongue. Language" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of tongue
- Tongue n
- A mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity [syn: {lingua}, {glossa}, {clapper}]
- A human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language [syn: {natural language}] [ant: {artificial language}]
- Any long thin projection that is transient; "tongues of flame licked at the walls"; "rifles exploded quick knives of fire into the dark" [syn: {knife}]
- A manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
- A narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea [syn: {spit}]
- The tongue of certain animals used as meat
- The flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot
- Metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side [syn: {clapper}] v
- Articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
- Lick or explore with the tongue
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