linguo-, lingu-, lingua-, -linguist, -linguistic, -linguistical, -linguistically +

(Latin: literally tongue; and by extension, speech, language)

From Old Latin dingua which is a cognate (kindred) with Old English tunge, The change of d (in Old Latin dingua) to l (in Latin lingua) was probably due to dialectal influence (the so-called "Sabine l"). It was facilitated by a folk-etymological association with lingere, "to lick", the tongue having been conceived as "the licking organ".

—According to Dr. Ernest Klein in his
A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
Loquacity; talkative, tending to talk a great deal.
linguae (plural)
Tongues or parts resembling them.
1. Of or pertaining to the tongue or a tonguelike organ or part.
2. Glossal; tonguelike; specifically, in phonetics, formed with the aid of the tongue; applied to the dental sounds; such as, t, d, n, and s.
3. Relating to language or languages.
1. Tongue-shaped.
2. Of or pertaining to the tongue, or to any tongue-like part.
3. A reference to the tongue as the organ of speech.
4. Pertaining to language or languages.
Relating to the tongue.
The quality of being lingual.
lingualize (verb), lingualizes; lingualized; lingualizing
To form words with the aid of the tongue, especially the tip: Rodger's difficulty while speaking is when he lingualizes words that begin with the letter "t" like "take", "tooth", "top", etc.
1. In a lingual manner; as regards language.
2. On the lingual side; towards the tongue.
Formed or shaped like a tongue.
Mastery of languages.
linguist (s) (noun), linguists (pl)
1. Someone who speaks several languages or finds it easy to learn languages: Ms. Smith was a famed linguist who wrote poetry in several different languages.
2. A person who studies languages: A new linguist was hired by the university to chair the foreign language department.
Knowing several languages.
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Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "talk, speak, speech; words, language; tongue, etc.": cit-; clam-; dic-; fa-; -farious; glosso-; glotto-; lalo-; locu-; logo-; loqu-; mythico-; -ology; ora-; -phasia; -phemia; phon-; phras-; Quotes: Language,Part 1; Quotes: Language, Part 2; Quotes: Language, Part 3; serm-; tongue; voc-.