autochthonal, autochthonic, autochthonous, endemic, indigenous(adj)
originating where it is found
"the autochthonal fauna of Australia includes the kangaroo"; "autochthonous rocks and people and folktales"; "endemic folkways"; "the Ainu are indigenous to the northernmost islands of Japan"
Born or engendered in, native to a land or region, especially before an intrusion.
Origin: From indigenus, from indi- (indu-), an old derivative of in, the root of gigno, and English -ous. Compare indigene and ancient Greek ἐνδογενής (endogenēs), "endogenous".
native; produced, growing, or living, naturally in a country or climate; not exotic; not imported
native; inherent; innate
Origin: [L. indigenus, indigena, fr. OL. indu (fr. in in) + the root of L. gignere to beget, bear. See In, and Gender.]
Indigenous is an American blues-rock group that came to prominence in the late 1990s. The band originally consisted of two brothers, Mato Nanji, Pte, along with their sister, Wanbdi, and their cousin, Horse. Their music is heavily influenced by guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, as well as Jimi Hendrix and Carlos Santana. Mato Nanji's style and skill has drawn comparisons to each of these guitarists. The band has also shared the stage with artists of varying musical genres such as B.B. King, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Joan Baez, the Indigo Girls, Jackson Browne, Dave Matthews Band, and Los Lonely Boys. The band has headlined its own tours several times. The Nakota Nation members grew up on South Dakota's Yankton Indian Reservation, where their father, Greg Zephier became a spokesperson for Native American rights. A musician in his own right during the 1960s and '70s, Zephier provided his children with records from blues musicians such as B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Freddie King, and taught them to play their respective instruments. The family started touring together, and soon the children were performing on their own.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-dij′en-us, adj. native born or originating in: produced naturally in a country.—adj. and n. In′digene.—adv. Indig′enously. [L. indigena, a native—indu, or in, and gen-, root of gignĕre, to produce.]
The numerical value of indigenous in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of indigenous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I process some of these indigenous crops, herbs and spices into something that we already know, i'm looking at these vegetables that we have one way of eating and I am reprocessing them into another way.
We're making progress and working toward totally eradicating FGM. It's an issue that's being discussed now at local and national indigenous assemblies and is something we hope can end in the next 10 to 15 years.
What is a country without rabbits and partridges They are among the most simple and indigenous animal products ancient and venerable familes known to antiquity as to modern times of the very hue and substance of Nature, nearest allied to leaves and to the ground.
Before 2007, we didn't even know FGM was happening in our communities, we're making progress and working toward totally eradicating FGM. It's an issue that's being discussed now at local and national indigenous assemblies and is something we hope can end in the next 10 to 15 years.
There have been extremely worrying regressions in the protection of indigenous peoples' rights, through its paralysis, the Brazilian state appears to be establishing the conditions for conflict which will ultimately have a devastating impact on indigenous peoples and society as a whole.
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- السكان الأصليينArabic
- indígenaCatalan, Valencian
- nativo, indígena, congénito, innato, autóctonoSpanish
- synnynnäinen, alkuperäinenFinnish
- autochtone, indigène, inné, congénital, aborigèneFrench
- indigeno, congenito, innatoItalian
- autochtoon, overgeërfd, aangeboren, inheems, ingeboren, oorspronkelijkDutch
- miejscowy, macierzystyPolish
- nato, indígena, nativoPortuguese
- autohton, indigenRomanian
- врождённый, туземный, аборигенный, природный, местный, коренной, прирождённый, автохтонныйRussian
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