Do you have any friends or partners like that?
Would you find it weird for a person to not know how to speak their native tongue?
What Girls Said 9
nah i kinda understand that especially if they are a 2nd or 3rd generation child. the connection with the language can be lost if the previous generations aren't persistent with it.1
Well, if you lived in a country that does not speak it, and there is nobody who speaks it around you, there is a chance that you won't learn it.
However, I think it is only right to learn your native language before trying to learn other languages. It happens though, and I met some people who just do not feel like their native language is useful for them, and they prefer to learn other languages.0
Well, my cousin is half Korean but he hardly speaks any - he can understand it tho but it's also because he lived in Ireland for all his life if someone from Korea wouldn't know any Korean that would be really weird tbh...0
Half the country can't speak the language, yet bang on like crazy nationalists in someone else's language.0
Yeah, it's really weird that some Irish people don't know how to speak speak Irish...1
Nope it's not weird. Yes I know a lot of people like that.0
Nope I can't speak it0
My brother was born in our mom's country, but he cannot speak the native language of there. Even though we lived there for years.0
What Guys Said 3
I don't know how to speak my native tongue :(
I really want to learn it tho0
It's not weird if you never learned it0
You MUST mean something other than "native tongue," since that means the language you use in your thoughts. You can't not know it.1
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