Each long, perfect day rose behind Kim for a barrier to cut him off from his race and his mother-tongue.
She could already speak French and Italian as fluently as her mother-tongue.
For in this part of Turkey their mother-tongue is the language of their oppressors—the badge of servitude.
What, if we will think of it, could he know of his first mother-tongue!
Here they must have remained long enough to have developed their admirable language, the mother-tongue of those which we know.
It was to him a marvel that these people's mother-tongue was Slav.
The truth is that everyone is entered according to his mother-tongue.
He even smiled a little at his adoption of his adversary's mother-tongue.
Dyslalia continues with many children a long time even after the learning of the mother-tongue.
Often priest and teachers have been imported, and only the mother-tongue is used.