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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “mother tongue”

mother tongue

noun [C usually singular]
 
 
the first language that you learn when you are a baby, rather than a language learned at school or as an adult
母語;本國語;本族語
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(Definition of mother tongue from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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