Native-tongues sentence example

native-tongues
  • The most cultivated of the native tongues is the Javanese, and it is spoken by a greater number of people than any of the others.
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  • After completing his course of medical study at the university of Edinburgh he sailed in 1797 for India, where he was attached as surgeon to a regiment; and his knowledge of the native tongues and his capacity for business threw open to him the lucrative offices of interpreter and commissary-general.
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