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mother tongues

noun
plural of mother tongue

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the stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication
  • although the anthropologist could speak the local language fairly well, she was always glad to find someone who shared her mother tongue

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“Mother tongues.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mother%20tongues. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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