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What is "international day of mother tongue" called in your mother tongue?

My mother tongue is Polish, so it's "międzynarodowy dzień języka ojczystego".

February 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristianofPeace

I didn't even know that was a thing. Well, my native language is English so you already know I guess. lol

February 21, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChristianofPeace

Oh wow. I knew the UN had a day for its six working languages but I didn't think they cared about any others.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jinagaa

国際母国語の日 kokusai haha kokugo no hi I believe.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Demon-Kiyomi

国際の母国語の日 Kokusai no bokokugo no hi. I think. 母国語 is "bokokugo" though. :) I have trouble with compound kanji too. You might also be able to shorten 母国語 to 母語 (bogo) which is also "native language". :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyanOkushi

Look at my reply.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RyanOkushi

Close. But it would be 国際母語の日. 国際 = international, 母語 = mother language, and の日 = day of.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Holli67

Internationaler Tag der Muttersprache (german)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YekExplorer

Persian: روز جهانی زبان مادری With Roman alphabet: Rouze Jahaniye Zabane Madari


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Neon_Iceberg

Russian: Междунаро́дный день родно́го языка́ (Mezhdunarodnyy den' rodnogo yazyka)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/orinikunu

pretty similar to Polish!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zzzzz...

Kansainvälinen äidinkielen päivä (Finnish). :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/orinikunu

does "päivä" mean day in Finnish?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mandelmassa

Swedish: Internationella modersmålsdagen.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thergothonfhtagn

Mezinárodní den mateřského jazyka (Czech)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Knocksedan

I can only surmise that the name "International Mother Language Day" wasn't developed by someone whose "mother language" was English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TseDanylo

Lá idirnáisiúnta na máthairtheanga (law i-jir-naw-shoon-tuh na maw-hir-hyowng-gah)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/orinikunu

what language is that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TseDanylo

Irish (an Ghaeilge) not my native so to speak. But I grew up with it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Knocksedan

Lá Idirnáisiúnta na Máthairtheangacha, is the official translation, but it strikes me as a literal translation largely for the sake of this particular phrase (even though it uses the plural Máthairtheangacha/"languages") - the normal phrase used in Irish to refer to a persons "mother/native tongue/language" is teanga dhúchais, where dúchas can be understood as "heritage" or "traditional", or something that has been passed down to you.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TseDanylo

Tuigim é sin nois, an béarlachas é "máthairtheanga"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Knocksedan

Tá cuma béarlachas ar, i mo thuairimse, ach b'fhéidir go bhfuil sé úsáideach chun idirdhealú a dhéanamh idir an Ghaeilge agus teangachqa eile?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TseDanylo

Mé féin, deirim í ach creidim go bhfuil sé níos deise labhairt an caighdeán oifigiúl.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/emak02

Dutch: Internationale Moedertaaldag.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vc120

Here's what "international day of mother tongue" is in my mother tongue: "international day of mother tongue"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oguimaraeslucas

Dia internacional da língua materna. (Portuguese) :)


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    The Unesco International Mother language day is translated to "Journée internationale de la langue maternelle" (French) . Here is a Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Mother_Language_Day And here is the Unesco link who created this day in 1999: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/international-mother-language-day-2017/


    [deactivated user]

      It's "ngày tiếng mẹ đẻ quốc tế" in Vietnamese.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IvritMiron12

      "Nemzetközi anyanyelvi nap" (Hungarian), I think its the most literal...


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/shrikrishna1

      जागतिक मातृभाषा दिन - Jaagatik maatrubhaashaa din Marathi


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Browny888

      Tarptautinė gimtosios kalbos diena (Lithuanian)

      Learn a language in just 5 minutes a day. For free.