Translation of "mother tongue" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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mother tonguenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌmʌð.ə ˈtʌŋ/ us /ˌmʌð.ɚ ˈtʌŋ/

B2 the first language that you learn when you are a baby, rather than a language learned at school or as an adult


(Translation of “mother tongue” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)