What does native language mean?

Definitions for native language

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word native language.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. native language(noun)

    the language that a person has spoken from earliest childhood


  1. native language(Noun)

    The language of a Native or Aboriginal people (often capitalized).

  2. native language(Noun)

    One's first language, learned in early childhood.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of native language in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of native language in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dalia Gabriela Garcia Acoltzi:

    We are going to need better English teachers, who better than a Mexican citizen who has learned it as their native language?

  2. Duane Dunston:

    The whole idea behind this technology is to communicate with victims in their native language as a gesture of compassion, safety and hope.

  3. Valeriya Lutkovskaya:

    People are afraid to express their opinion, they feel fear for their life and future, fear to espouse their faith and speak in their native language.

  4. Benjamin Lee Whorf:

    We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.

Images & Illustrations of native language

  1. native languagenative languagenative language

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