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mother tongue

noun [C]
 
 
B2 the first language that you learn when you are a childLanguage names
Translations of “mother tongue”
in Chinese (Traditional) 母語, 本國語, 本族語…
in Russian родной язык…
in Turkish ana dil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 母语, 本国语, 本族语…
in Polish język ojczysty…
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