What does native tongue mean?


What does native tongue mean?


According to the Linguistic Society of America, there were approximately 6,909 different languages spoken in the world, as of 2009. Some languages go extinct every year, though, when fewer people learn to speak them.

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The phrase 'native tongue' actually means native language. Your native language is your native tongue. So, if the language you were taught first is...

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