Translation of indigenous in Spanish:

indigenous

indígena, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈdɪdʒɪnəs//ɪnˈdɪdʒənəs/

adjective

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    (culture/language/population) indígena
    (culture/population/language) autóctono
    (species) autóctono
    indigenous to sth
    • this tree/animal isn't indigenous to Australia este árbol/animal no pertenece a la flora/fauna de Australia
    • Yet it is not merely the insects and tides that are conjured by the indigenous name for the region.
    • In some cases indigenous languages can be swamped by intrusive ones over a relatively short period of time.
    • Our lamb is from a breed of sheep indigenous to the fells around Kendal.
    • The plant extract is found in cloves and also in several Cape indigenous plant species.
    • Neither is indigenous in the manner that Indians were indigenous to North America.
    • How has it got a name in the indigenous language if it is not an indigenous species?
    • The Festival should be growing an indigenous culture rather than importing one from elsewhere.
    • Discrimination against indigenous pygmies and ethnic minorities is a problem.
    • Some agreements were reached, including the recognition of indigenous communities.
    • These mountains are famous as one of the great bastions of the indigenous language and culture of the Berbers.
    • The indigenous Maoris took to the game as much as the Anglo-Saxon population.
    • Soybeans are indigenous to China and have long been a part of that country's diet.
    • The tree is indigenous to the Mediterranean region, but will grow much further north.
    • Many Western readers deny that there are any such tales of indigenous African provenance.
    • Worst hit by the land clearances are the indigenous tribes that have lived for thousands of years in the forests.
    • Similarly, the terms native or indigenous are often euphemisms for what used to be termed primitive.
    • Those who speak indigenous languages or wear traditional dress are styled Indians.
    • Music in this country is listened to by the majority which speak indigenous languages.
    • His book opened many readers' eyes to the natural beauty of indigenous plants.
    • It uses mostly electric instruments, but draws heavily on indigenous styles and themes.