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tongue

(tŭng), [TA]
1. A mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane, occupying the cavity of the mouth and forming part of its floor, constituting also by its posterior portion the anterior wall of the pharynx. It bears taste buds and assists in mastication, deglutition, and articulation of speech. Synonym(s): glossa, lingua (1)
2. A tonguelike structure. Synonym(s): lingua (2)
[A.S. tunge]

glossa

(glô′sə, glŏs′ə)
n. pl. glossae (glô′sē, glŏs′ē) or glossas
1. Anatomy The tongue.
2. Zoology A tonguelike structure in the labium of an insect.

glos′sal adj.

glossa

See tongue.

tongue

(tŭng) [TA]
1. A mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane, occupying the cavity of the mouth and forming part of its floor, constituting also by its posterior portion the anterior wall of the pharynx. It bears the organ of taste, assists in mastication and deglutition, and is the principal instrument of articulate speech.
Synonym(s): lingua (1) [TA] , glossa.
2. A tonguelike structure.
Synonym(s): lingua (2) [TA] .
[A.S. tunge]
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But much of the time it was hard to drag ourselves away from the breathtaking views from Villa Maria O, with forests to our left, the Aegean and Skiathos in front of us, and Glossa to the right.
According to the Glossa, both Havilah and Ophir were parts of India.
For example, the glossa ordinaria reads: "Ecce apparet quod et ad gentes missi sunt praedicatores.
Or if one wishes a Christian tradition of commentary, then the iconic Glossa Ordinaria, in an edition from 1498 with top billing to Nicholas of Lyra, appears as figure 2.
But the demonstrators were stopped in their tracks by Limassol police who cut them off at the Kellaki and Panyia tou Glossa crossroad.
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The Glossa ordinaria; the making of a medieval Bible commentary.
When it comes to the matter of university biblical exegesis, the role of the Glossa Ordinaria, the evolution of postills from the thirteenth century onward, the rise of university sermons and their relation to biblical exegesis, Evans is reliable if cryptic (one wishes for much more attention to Wyclif's remarkable De Veritate Sacrae Scripturae [1378], by all odds his most challenging and important work in hermeneutics).
1) Non solo l'identita dei quattro accusatori di Petrarca non e rivelata (se non in una glossa al testo nel codice Marcianus lat.
1979 "The development of the definite article in English: A case study of syntactic change", Glossa 13: 241-250.
I would greatly have preferred an issue-and-evidence approach to the kind of glossa ordinaria presented here.
Pirsig torna a riflettere sul ruolo della follia nel suo secondo romanzo, Lila, con giudizi che delle pagine dello Zen sono la glossa illustrativa, quasi il commento.