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na·tive speak·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. native speakernoun

    a speaker of a particular language who has spoken that language since earliest childhood

    "native speakers of French"

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  1. Charles Boberg of McGill University:

    The speaker is obviously a native speaker of Arabic, given the way he speaks that language and the influence it has on his English but his English is extremely fluent, to a level I would label near-native.

  2. Esteban Touma:

    As a language teacher, it’s always interesting to see that some of these terms are usually new colloquialisms, or are rooted or borrowed from another language, as a non-native speaker, I must confess it’s fun to see English speakers stumbling a bit for a change.

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  • moedertaalsprekerAfrikaans
  • اللغة الأمArabic
  • rodilý mluvčíCzech
  • indfødt talerDanish
  • Muttersprachlerin, native speaker, MuttersprachlerGerman
  • denaskuloEsperanto
  • hablante nativa, hablante nativoSpanish
  • äidinkielen puhujaFinnish
  • locuteur natif, locutrice nativeFrench
  • cainteoir dúchaisIrish
  • fileantachScottish Gaelic
  • falante nativa, falante nativoGalician
  • anyanyelvi beszélőHungarian
  • madrelinguaItalian
  • ネイティブスピーカー, 母語話者Japanese
  • მშობლიური ენით მოლაპარაკეGeorgian
  • роден говорникMacedonian
  • moedertaalspreekster, moedertaalsprekerDutch
  • native speaker, native speakerka, osoba mówiąca w ojczystym języku, rodzimy użytkownik języka, rodzima użytkowniczka językaPolish
  • falante nativo, falante nativaPortuguese
  • носитель языкаRussian
  • modersmålstalareSwedish
  • สำเนียงพื้นเมืองThai
  • געבוירנער רעדערYiddish

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