What does autochthony mean?

Definitions for autochthony

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word autochthony.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indigenousness, autochthony, endemismnoun

    nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)


  1. autochthonynoun

    An aboriginal condition or state.


  1. autochthony

    Autochthony is a concept or belief referring to the original or earliest known inhabitants of a particular place, being native or indigenous to that area. The term is used in anthropology, sociology, and political science, often in relation to claims of territorial rights, cultural heritage, and political legitimacy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Autochthonynoun

    an aboriginal or autochthonous condition

How to pronounce autochthony?

How to say autochthony in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of autochthony in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of autochthony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Translations for autochthony

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for autochthony »


Find a translation for the autochthony definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"autochthony." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 26 May 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/autochthony>.

Discuss these autochthony definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for autochthony? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    being essentially equal to something
    A bristly
    B dicotyledonous
    C tantamount
    D askant

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for autochthony: