Indian
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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.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
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.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (nationality)
a. el indio
(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
(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).
Margaret married an Indian from Delhi.Margaret se casó con un indio de Delhi.
b. el hindú
(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 hindú
(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).
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) 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 indígena
(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).
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) 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
(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).
The Indians of the southwestern United States lived in adobe houses.Los indios del suroeste de los Estados Unidos vivían en casas de adobe.
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Indian
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (native of india)
a. el indio(a) m,f, hindú
(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 indio(a) m,f, hindú
(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).
2. (native american)
a. el indio(a)
(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 indio(a)
(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).
b. el indígena
(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 indígena
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (from india)
a. indio(a), hindú
4. (native american)
a. indio(a)
b. indígena
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Indian elephantelefante asiático
Indian filefila india
the Indian Oceanel Océano Índico
Indian summerveranillo m de San Martín
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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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Phrases with "Indian"
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Indian food
la comida india
Indian Ocean
el océano Índico
I am Indian
soy indio
American Indian
el amerindio
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