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native speaker

n
(Linguistics) a person having a specified native language: a native speaker of Cree.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.native speaker - a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood; "native speakers of French"
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
Translations
rodilý mluvčí
har xx som modersmålmodersmålstalende
Muttersprachlernative speaker
syntyperäinen kielenpuhuja
izvorni govornik
sá sem hefur tiltekiî mál aî móîurmáli
母国語とする人
원어민
rodený Angličan, španiel ap
person med visst språk som modersmål
เจ้าของภาษา
anadil konuşuruanadilini konuşan
người bản ngữ

native

(ˈneitiv) adjective
1. where one was born. my native land.
2. belonging to that place; local. the native customs/art of Brazil; This animal/plant is native to Australia.
3. belonging by race to a country. a native Englishman.
4. belonging to a person naturally. native intelligence.
noun
1. a person born in a certain place. a native of Scotland; a native of London.
2. one of the original inhabitants of a country eg before the arrival of explorers, immigrants etc. Columbus thought the natives of America were Indians.
Native ˈAmerican noun
American Indian.
native ˈlanguage/ˈtongue noun
My native language is Spanish, but I also speak English and German.
native speaker
a person who has spoken a particular language ever since he was able to speak at all. I am a native speaker of English; a native Spanish speaker.
native to
(of plants and animals) belonging originally to a particular place. These birds are native to Australia.
the Nativity (nəˈtivəti)
the birth of Christ.

native speaker

مُتَحَدِّثٌ بِاللُّغَةِ الُأمّ rodilý mluvčí modersmålstalende Muttersprachler αυτός που μιλά τη μητρική του γλώσσα hablante nativo syntyperäinen kielenpuhuja locuteur natif izvorni govornik madrelingua 母国語とする人 원어민 spreker van eigen taal morsmålsbruker rodzimy użytkownik języka falante de língua materna носитель языка person med visst språk som modersmål เจ้าของภาษา anadilini konuşan người bản ngữ 说本族语的人
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The secret behind any seamless translation is to ensure it is carefully overseen from beginning to end by someone who understands the translation process and can serve as a liaison and qualified manager between the client and native speaker," Howfield said.
A quick search online reveals that a number of schools, colleges and training centres in Oman have 'must be native speaker of English' as one of the criteria for teacher vacancies -- not necessarily to teach the language but for technical subjects as well.
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A SCOTS dialect used by fisherfolk for centuries has died with the passing of the last native speaker.
Hammond & Macken-Horarik's (1999) study of the critical writing produced by native and non native speaker students during a Year 10 Science unit, likewise, draws attention to the range of the challenges which EAL/D learners face in developing critical writing skills in the mainstream--even under generously timed conditions (1999, pp.
Peter Lucantoni -- the Resource Person in a workshop for the teachers of English held at Hodeidah University in collaboration with the British Council, Sana'a, openly declared that "the native speaker and the BBC models are not good models".
Native speaker contact seems to have an impact too, resulting in the higher frequency of the discourse marker (particularly at the textual level) among those learners who have had extensive contact with native speakers.
They will eat together during breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the dining facility where the conversation will be in Arabic; a native speaker will facilitate these exchanges.
The Rosetta Stone[R] Language Learning System uses a total immersion environment so that you're not learning to translate the language but are encouraged to think in the language--the same way a native speaker learns.
Although I was raised in Ghana and did endure the whip from time to time, I was interested in Cameron Duodu's comparison of English and Twi (NA May), and his comment that if Twi is difficult even for the native speaker to learn, "just imagine the problem they posed for someone who was learning Twi as a second language".
Literature in the Irish language was a particular victim of the native-speaker/learned speaker rill privileging language over the literature and as setting that the soul of the Irish language lived only in the native speaker.