indígena
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indígena(
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dee
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heh
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nah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of native origins)
a. indigenous
El gobierno quiere preservar el folclor y las tradiciones indígenas.The government wants to preserve the indigenous folklore and traditions.
b. native
La comunidad indígena no está de acuerdo con la tala del bosque.The native community is against the clearing of the forest.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (indigenous person)
a. native
Este parque natural está protegido por los indígenas que habitan la zona.This natural park is protected by the natives that inhabit the area.
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indígena
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. indigenous, native
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. native
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indígena
adjective
1 (nativo) indigenous;de to; native;de to
2 (Latinoamérica) Indian
1 (nativo) native
2 (Latinoamérica) Indian
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "indígena"
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lengua indígena
indigenous language
pueblo indígena
indigenous people
palabra indígena
indigenous word
mercado indígena
Indian market
idioma indígena
indigenous language
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