American Indian
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American Indian(
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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. (member of an American indigenous people)
a. el amerindio
(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 amerindia
(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).
My research specializes in the life and culture of the American Indians.Mis investigaciones se centran en la vida y cultura de los amerindios.
b. el indio americano
(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 india americana
(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).
Many people still have a stereotypical image of American Indians based on their depiction in old westerns.Mucha gente sigue teniendo una imagen estereotípica de los indios americanos basada en su representación en las películas del Oeste.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of Native American origin)
a. amerindio
I am fascinated by American Indian culture and have chosen to write my thesis on it.Me fascina la cultura amerindia y he decidido eligirla como el tema de mi tesis.
b. indoamericano
Our organization aims to preserve American Indian languages and cultures.El objetivo de nuestra organización es de preservar las lenguas y culturas indoamericanas.
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