indigenous

suomi-englanti sanakirja

indigenous englannista suomeksi

  1. kotimainen, alkuperäinen, syntyperäinen

  1. alkuperäinen

  2. synnynnäinen

indigenous englanniksi

  1. Born or originating in, native to a land or region, especially before an intrusion. (defdate)

  2. 1862, David Thoreau|Henry David Thoreau, "Wild Apples: The History of the Apple Tree":

  3. Not only the Indian, but many indigenous insects, birds, and quadrupeds, welcomed the apple-tree to these shores.
  4. 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:

  5. Horses, like camels, had once been indigenous to Latin America but had become extinct.
  6. 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.

  7. (usex)

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  9. Innate, inborn. (defdate)

  10. 1852, Beecher Stowe|Harriet Beecher Stowe, ''Uncle Tom's Cabin'', ch. 18:

  11. She was a native and essential cook, as much as Aunt Chloe,—cooking being an indigenous talent of the African race.
  12. 1883, MacDonald|George MacDonald, "Stephen Archer" in ''Stephen Archer and Other Tales'':

  13. He had all the tricks of a newspaper boy indigenous in him.