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first language

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(Linguistics) a person's native language
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Noun1.first language - one's native languagefirst language - one's native language; the language learned by children and passed from one generation to the next
natural language, tongue - a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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first language

nprima lingua
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The Canadian envoy praised the people of Bangladesh for their love for mother language, history and culture and laid importance on preserving and protecting the mother language.
but we should be fluent in our mother language like Gujarati, Marathi, Bhojpuri.
PESHAWAR -- Speakers during the International Mother Language Day urged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to declare Pashto as official language in order to promote mother tongue in the entire province.
CARDIFF'S diverse network of communities came together to mark International Mother Language Day on February 21 at the Riverside Bangladesh Centre & the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.
21 ( ANI ): West Bengal celebrated International Mother Language Day on Friday with fervour and paid homage to those who had sacrificed their lives with an aim to provide an identity for the Bengali language.
The issue of defense in one's mother language or in a language other than Turkish has become a hot topic in recent months as some trials have become deadlocked, with defendants demanding to deliver their defense statements in their mother tongue.
Summary: ABU DHABI - A large number of people from the Bangladeshi community gathered at their embassy early morning on Monday, to observe the National Shaheed Day (Martyr's Day) and the International Mother Language Day (IMLD).
The clinical notes of a patient will also be written in their own mother language as they have the legal right to read the clinical notes and understand them.
Milestone College observed the Amar Ekushey February and International Mother Language Day with due respects and solemnity on the college campus, says a press release.
SAHIWAL -- Hundreds of political, rights and cultural activists, students and children of kiln workers got together for a cultural march and danced to drumbeat on main roads of the city to celebrate International Mother Language Day on Wednesday.
A child's health will be sound if he constantly hears his mother language ,' he added.
Western Australian schools and community groups will be holding activities to celebrate International Mother Language Day on Wednesday (February 21).