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  • noun A person who grew up with a particular language as their mother tongue.

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


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  • native speaker – a person who has learned a language from an early age and who has full mastery of that language

    July 14, 2008

  • as opposed to a dative speaker???

    September 5, 2010