indigenous englannista suomeksi
kotimainen, alkuperäinen, syntyperäinen
1862, David Thoreau|Henry David Thoreau, "Wild Apples: The History of the Apple Tree":
- Not only the Indian, but many indigenous insects, birds, and quadrupeds, welcomed the apple-tree to these shores.
1997, Galeano|Eduardo Galeano, ''Veins of Latin America|Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent'', Monthly Review Press, page 17:
- Horses, like camels, had once been indigenous to Latin America but had become extinct.
In particular, of or relating to a people (or their language or culture) that inhabited a region prior to the arrival of people of other cultures which became dominant (e.g., through colonialism), and which maintains a distinct culture.
1852, Beecher Stowe|Harriet Beecher Stowe, ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'', ch. 18:
- She was a native and essential cook, as much as Aunt Chloe,—cooking being an indigenous talent of the African race.
1883, MacDonald|George MacDonald, "Stephen Archer" in ''Stephen Archer and Other Tales'':
- He had all the tricks of a newspaper boy indigenous in him.