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usage note
Because the translation "hindú" does not take into account the religious diversity of the country of India, its use has come under recent criticism.
Indian
adjective
1. (of Indian origen)
a. indio 
There is an excellent Indian restaurant nearby.Hay un restaurante indio excelente por aquí cerca.
b. hindú 
I love Indian movies because they are full of dancing and music.Me encantan las películas hindúes, porque están llenas de baile y de música.
2. (of Native American origin)
a. indígena 
There are many Indian tribes throughout the Americas.Hay muchas tribus indígenas por todo el continente americano.
b. indio 
My grandmother grew up on an Indian reservation in Minnesota.Mi abuela se crió en una reserva india en Minnesota.
noun
3. (nationality)
a. el indio  (M),la india  (F)
Margaret married an Indian from Delhi.Margaret se casó con un indio de Delhi.
b. el hindú  (M),la hindú  (F)
The Indian who came to play the sitar captivated us with his music.El hindú que llegó a tocar el sitar nos cautivó con su música.
4. (Native American)
a. el indígena  (M),la indígena  (F)
There is a large gathering of Indians every summer at the fairgrounds.Hay una gran reunión de indígenas cada verano en el recinto ferial.
b. el indio  (M),la india  (F)
The Indians of the southwestern United States lived in adobe houses.Los indios del suroeste de los Estados Unidos vivían en casas de adobe.
Indian
[ˈɪndɪən]
noun
1. indio(a) (m,f) hindú (sustantivo masculino) (native of India); indio(a) (m,f) (Native American)indígena (sustantivo masculino) (Am)
adjective
2. indio(a), hindú (from India); indio(a) (Native American), indígena (Am)
  • Indian elephant elefante (m) asiático
  • Indian file fila (f) india
  • the Indian Ocean el Océano Índico
  • Indian summer veranillo (m) de San Martín; (in northern hemisphere) veranillo (m) de San Juan (in southern hemisphere)
Indian [ˈɪndɪən]
adjective
(from India) [+culture, languages, customs] indio; hindú; (American Indian) indígena; indio;
noun
(from India) indioaindia (m) (f);a india hindú (m); (American Indian) indígena (m); indioaindia (m) (f);a india
modifier
Indian corn (n)
Indian elephant (n) elefante (m) asiático
Indian file (n) fila (f) india
Indian hemp (n) cáñamo (m) índico
Indian ink (n) tinta (f) china
the Indian Ocean (n) el Océano Índico
Indian summer (n) (in northern hemisphere) veranillo (m) de San Martín; (in southern hemisphere) veranillo (m) de San Juan
the publication of that book gave her career an Indian summer la publicación de ese libro dio lugar a un éxito tardío en su carrera
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