Synonyms for aboriginal

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ab-uh-rij-uh-nl
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæb əˈrɪdʒ ə nl

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Définition of aboriginal

Origin :
  • 1660s, "first, earliest," especially in reference to inhabitants of lands colonized by Europeans, from aborigines (see aborigine) + -al (1); specific Australian sense is from 1820. The noun is attested from 1767. Related: Aboriginally.
  • adj belonging to one, existing in a place since prehistory
Example sentences :
  • What is the aboriginal Self, on which a universal reliance may be grounded?
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • This name is aboriginal, and signifies "The place where things are made."
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • Every vestige of aboriginal architecture has disappeared from the surface of the city.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • May we not say that this is what takes place in an aboriginal tribe?
  • Extract from : « Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I » by Herbert Spencer
  • In Spain it is difficult to find any traces of the aboriginal religions.
  • Extract from : « The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism » by Franz Cumont
  • Such is the training and instinct of a true American aboriginal.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Land Boomer » by Ralph Bonehill
  • Of this aboriginal race, the Chamorros, nearly all have perished.
  • Extract from : « Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate » by Charles M. Skinner
  • It has all the paradox of original sin in the service of aboriginal faith.
  • Extract from : « What I Saw in America » by G. K. Chesterton
  • Tribal society and multiplicity of languages in aboriginal America.
  • Extract from : « The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) » by John Fiske.
  • There was little trouble to fear from the aboriginal tribes.
  • Extract from : « The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon » by Jos Maria Gordon

Antonyms for aboriginal

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