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mother tongue

noun [C]
 
 
B2 the first language that you learn when you are a child
родной язык
Language names
Translations of “mother tongue”
in Chinese (Traditional) 母語, 本國語, 本族語…
in Turkish ana dil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母语, 本国语, 本族语…
in Polish język ojczysty…
(Definition of mother tongue from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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