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British English: /ˈneɪtɪv/
American English: /ˈneɪdɪv/

Translation of native in French:


  • 1 (gen) (Botany, Zoology) (from a particular place) to be a native of
    (person, plant)
    être originaire de
    to speak a language like a native
    parler une langue comme si c'était sa langue maternelle
  • 2 (Anthropology) (indigenous inhabitant) (dated or offensive)
  • 3 [humorous] (local resident) the natives never visit the museum [humorous]
    les gens du pays ne vont jamais au musée


  • 1 (original)
    his native Austria
    l'Autriche, son pays natal
    native German speaker
    personne (f) de langue maternelle allemande
    native English speaker native French speaker
  • 2 (Anthropology, Botany, Zoology)
    (labour, peoples, quarter, species)
    native to Northern Europe
    originaire de l'Europe du Nord
    to go native [humorous]
    adopter les coutumes locales
  • 4 (local)
    du pays
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