the language spoken and written by the majority of people in a country; also, the official language of a country, recognized and adopted by its government
Why should learning the national language be an issue for immigrants?
Bhutto was famously terrible at speaking her country's national language.
Change of national language involves change of national character.
We can hold communication with you only in our national language.
But the practical difficulties in the way of simplification of a national language are almost prohibitive.
Besides this, a national language is a band of national union.
So long as the world is divided among rival great powers, no national language can be recognized as universal by them all.
These words are arbitrary, because not borrowed from national language.
Thus the elementary study of the national language, at least in America, is almost monopolized by dullards.
They do not have to ask a superintendent or any one else for one hour a day in the school to learn their national language.
Here you have a people rising enthusiastically to fight for the preservation of the national language.