Mother-tongue meaning

Mother tongue is defined as the first language that a person learns and the language used in that person's home country.

An example of mother tongue is English for someone born in America.

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A parent language.
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The language spoken by one's ancestors.
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One's native language.
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The language one first learned; the language one grew up with; one's native language.
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One's native language.
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A language in its relation to another derived from it.
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