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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (indigenous)
a. native
Las patatas son oriundas de Sudamérica y tienen multitud de usos culinarios.Potatoes are native to South America and have many culinary uses.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No sabía que el pisco era oriundo del Perú.I did not know that pisco originated in Peru.
Las personas oriundas del País Vasco tienen un acento muy marcado.People who come from the Basque Country have a strong accent.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
oriundo denative of
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (sports)
a. non-Spanish footballer whose mother or father is Spanish
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oriundoa oriunda
oriundo de [+planta, animal] indigenous to; native to; el melocotón, aunque oriundo de China, se propagó rápidamente por el Oriente Medio the peach, although indigenous o native to China, rapidly spread through the Middle East; Pepa es oriunda de Granada Pepa comes from o (humorístico) hails from Granada
(nativo) native; inhabitant
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