mother tongue

mother tongue(
muh
-
thuhr
 
tuhng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. la lengua materna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Even though English is his mother tongue, Tyson speaks Spanish very well.Aunque el inglés es su lengua materna, Tyson habla muy bien el español.
b. la lengua madre
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I speak six languages. - Really? What is your mother tongue?Hablo seis idiomas. - ¿En serio? ¿Cuál es tu lengua madre?
c. el idioma natal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The Ruiz family's mother tongue is Spanish.El idioma natal de la familia Ruiz es el español.
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