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synonyms for parent language

  • first language
  • natal tongue
  • native speech
  • native tongue
  • vernacular
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How to use parent language in a sentence

“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I would ask you to imagine it translated into every language, a common material of understanding throughout all the world.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
And all over the world each language would be taught with the same accent and quantities and idioms—a very desirable thing indeed.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
But don't go hunting after them, there are still modern Immortals in the darkness of a forgotten language.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Light, the symbol of life's joy, seems to be the first language in which the spirit of beauty speaks to a child.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Here again, just as with the language teaching, hardly any of us are really fully educated.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
"I'm afraid I couldn't quite manage that, my dear boy," your fond parent would respond.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were still talking of the poem and the music, exchanging intimate thoughts in the language he could not understand.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Speaking with a certain dignity and using the language of the court, he said that they had not a moment to lose.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I study your language in your Dickens, in your Thackeray; at last I attain proficiency.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARENT LANGUAGE

  • first language
  • natal tongue
  • native speech
  • native tongue
  • parent language
  • vernacular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.