Definition of 'mother tongue'
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Used Occasionally. mother tongue is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mother tongue'
British English: mother tongue /ˈmʌðə tʌŋ/ NOUN
Your mother tongue is the language that you learn from your parents when you are a baby.
- American English: native language
- Arabic: لُغَةُ الْأُمِّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: língua materna
- Chinese: 母语
- Croatian: materinski jezik
- Czech: mateřský jazyk
- Danish: modersmål
- Dutch: moedertaal
- European Spanish: lengua materna
- Finnish: äidinkieli
- French: langue maternelle
- German: Muttersprache
- Greek: μητρική γλώσσα
- Italian: madrelingua
- Japanese: 母国語
- Korean: 모국어
- Norwegian: morsmål
- Polish: język ojczysty
- European Portuguese: língua materna
- Romanian: limbă maternă
- Russian: родной язык
- Spanish: lengua materna
- Swedish: modersmål
- Thai: ภาษาแม่
- Turkish: anadil
- Ukrainian: рідна мова
- Vietnamese: tiếng mẹ đẻ
Definition of mother tongue from the Collins English Dictionary
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