Native American
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Native American(
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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. (ethnic group)
a. el nativo 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 nativa 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).
An alliance of Native Americans and environmentalists is protesting the proposal to drill for oil.Una alianza de nativos americanos y ecologistas está protestando contra la propuesta de perforar en busca de petróleo.
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).
He was the first Native American to be elected to the senate.Fue el primer indio americano en ser elegido para el Senado.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relating to Native Americans)
a. nativo americano
She has studied many Native American languages.Ha estudiado muchos idiomas nativos americanos.
b. americano nativo
Colonization led to the destruction of Native American culture.La colonización acarreó la destrucción de la cultura americana nativa.
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Native American [ˌneɪtɪvəˈmerɪkən]
adjective
americano nativo
noun
americanoaamericana (m) (f) nativoanativa;a americana a nativa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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