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