Translation for 'tongues' from English to Russian
NOUN   a tongue | tongues
VERB   to tongue | tongued | tongued
tonguing | tongues
языки {мн} пламениtongues of flame
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Translation for 'tongues' from English to Russian

tongues of flame
языки {мн} пламени
Usage Examples English
  • " is a Latin phrase, which means "facilitate ritual acts with your tongues” ("tongues" as the organ of speech).
  • The Burmese and Mon "gaung baung" tongues tend to be sloping down and rounded, while the Arakanese (Rakhine) and Shan tongues are fanned out.
  • Lories and lorikeets have specialized brush-tipped tongues for feeding on nectar and soft fruits.
  • Arabic and Zaza are the mother tongues of 2.39 percent of the population, and several other languages are the mother tongues of smaller parts of the population.
  • The three melodic tongues are set with a second or third between adjacent tongues, with no more than a fifth between lowest and highest notes. Tuning is relative to the other tongues.

  • Spital Tongues is a district of Newcastle upon Tyne, located due north-west of the Newcastle City Centre.
  • Maroon settlements sometimes developed creole languages by mixing European tongues with their original African languages.
  • At this time, more foreign tongues were spoken in New York than English."
  • Some animals have tongues that are specially adapted for catching prey. For example, chameleons, frogs, pangolins and anteaters have prehensile tongues.
  • The Shearer Schoolhouse Revival—a series of meetings conducted in mid-1896 in Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States—was characterized by what participants believed to be the biblical experience of speaking in tongues.

  • According to a Hungarian legend, the lions of Széchenyi Chain Bridge have no tongues. This legend is not true, the tongues are just not visible.
  • She produced the "Mother Tongues" intergenerational project, in which poets worked with their mothers to translate their poetry into their mother-tongues.
  • Humans also use their tongues for sexual purposes, such as during cunnilingus, anilingus, foot licking, and whilst French kissing, where two people lick each other's tongues.
  • Speaking in tongues is considered a prayer language that is used when one wants to pray not only with one's own thoughts and words, but also with one's spirit.
  • It is not clear whether the angelic tongues are coherent, intelligible to man.

  • Well-developed avalanche boulder tongues usually develop below avalanche gullies due to successive avalanches over a long time span.
  • The 'mother tongues' are grouped within each 'language'.
  • Chocolate cat tongues have been in production since before 1900; the Austrian company Küfferle (now owned by Lindt & Sprüngli) has been producing them since 1892.
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