Mother-tongue



[muhth -er tuhng for 1; muhth -er tuhng for 2] /ˈmʌð ər ˈtʌŋ for 1; ˈmʌð ər ˌtʌŋ for 2/

noun
1.
the language first learned by a person; native language.
2.
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noun
1.
the language first learned by a child
2.
a language from which another has evolved
noun

See native language

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