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French word list

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  langue en voie de disparition
  langue fille
  langue finno-ougrienne
  langue germanique
  langue holophrastique
  langue internationale
  langue khoisan
  langue nigéro-congolaise
  langue nilo-saharienne
  langue nilotique
  langue objet
  langue primitive
  langue romane
  langue sémitique
  langue sino-tibétaine

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English

native language

[Subentry of language3, native]

Fr    langue maternelle, langue première

Synonym(s): first language, mother tongue, native tongue

Antonym(s): foreign language

Domain: Sociolinguistics

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 308; ELL: 5122; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 149 (= primary language); Hudson 1996: 66; Matthews 1997: 238; Nash 1968: 147; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 144; Quirk etal. 1985: 3; Richards etal. 1992: 241


English word list

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  nasal3
  nasal release
  nasality
  nasalization
  nasalize
  nasalized
  native
  nativism
  nativist
  nativization
  natural
  natural language processing (NLP)
  natural logic
  natural meaning
  naturalness

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