Quick answer
"Chinese" is a noun which is often translated as "el chino", and "aboriginal" is an adjective which is often translated as "indígena". Learn more about the difference between "Chinese" and "aboriginal" below.
Chinese(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (language)
a. el chino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm studying Chinese at university.Estoy estudiando chino en la universidad.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of Chinese origin)
a. chino
Chinese traditions are fascinating.Las tradiciones chinas son fascinantes.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (the inhabitants of China)
a. los chinos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Chinese are a proud people.Los chinos son un pueblo orgulloso.
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aboriginal
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to natives)
a. indígena
A Canadian radio station broadcasts programs in aboriginal languages.Una estación de radio canadiense emite programas en lenguas indígenas.
b. aborigen
An aboriginal organization sued the government for allowing the construction of a pipeline on their lands.Una organización aborigen demandó al gobierno por permitir la construcción de un oleoducto en sus tierras.
2. (related to natives of Australia)
a. aborigen
The Tasmanian government recognized an aboriginal group as being the first people of Tasmania.El gobierno de Tasmania reconoció a un grupo aborigen como los primeros habitantes de Tasmania.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (native)
a. el aborigen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la aborigen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Canadian aboriginals were decimated in the 19th century.Los aborígenes canadienses fueron diezmados durante el siglo XIX.
4. (native from Australia)
a. el aborigen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la aborigen
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Donald married an aboriginal and went to live with her in Brisbane.Donald se casó con una aborigen y se fue a vivir con ella a Brisbane.
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