Translation of native in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (of or by birth)(country/town)
natal(language)his native land
maternosu patriaa native speaker of English
su tierra natalun hablante nativo de inglés
una persona cuya lengua materna es el inglésExample sentences1.2 (innate)
- He also said that the stolen properties were sent to his native village through his associate for disposal.
- She also posed for a 1955 painting in which he depicted her wearing the native dress commonly associated with Kahlo.
- This corps was never involved in the brutalities associated with other native police.
- Because of that freedom, you can gather the fruits of your labor, develop your native qualities, and gain the respect of others.
- That's folk wisdom reflective of the depth of native wit and imagination.
- Similarly, I wonder about textual and traditional derivatives that establish the personification sets/traits that we think of as native qualities of an animal.
- 2 2.1 (indigenous)(plant/animal)to be native
tosomethingser originarioit's native to Australia dealgoes originario de AustraliaExample sentences2.2 [dated] to go native
adoptar las costumbres de los nativos or de la gente del paísExample sentences
- Both shrub species are native to Germany and are diffuse-porous.
- By that criterion, more than a dozen long-nosed fly species are native to southern Africa.
- The species is native to South Africa, but is now widespread in south-western Australia, being especially abundant on roadsides and wasteland.
- The book's author is a historian and geologist who writes of the prehistory of the area, its geologic formation, and its native inhabitants.
- What is most interesting about this movie is the gradual disappearance of native inhabitants and even of the mountain as backdrop.
- But abstention from meat came naturally to the native inhabitants of India because of the climate.
- 3 (pure)(metal/mineral)
- Gold most commonly occurs as a pure metal called native gold or as a natural alloy with silver called electrum.
- Other silver minerals reported were native silver, argentite, freibergite, and hessite.
- The simplest ore minerals are the native metals in which the mineral is composed of a single element.
- 1 (referring to place of birth) he is a native of Texases natural or oriundo de Tejasshe speaks French like a nativehabla (el) francés como una francesa or como si fuera su lengua maternaExample sentences
- A native of Leicester, she's now a resident of Düsseldorf from where she runs an ‘assessment and certification’ consultancy.
- A native of Mission Viejo, his parents were born in Mexico and he fielded questions equally well in Spanish or English.
- A native of Galway and a resident of Naas, she has become a legend for the hundreds of young people who've passed through the school in that time.
- 2 (Anthropology) [dated or offensive]nativo, (-va) (masculine, feminine)
indígena (masculine or feminine)Example sentences
- Drunken games of darts in the local were watched by taciturn natives seething with resentment about property prices.
- Local Kentucky natives are deeply offended, claiming his work denigrates Appalachia and the South.
- A dashing pith helmet is certain to earn you respect from the local natives.
- 4 (plant, animal) the dingo is a native of Australiael dingo es originario de AustraliaExample sentences
- In Thomas Horton's reign, he pruned back further, replacing with deciduous exotics and natives, including kauri planted in regimental lines.
- The monk parakeet, a native of South America, has proved itself a hardy settler, able to survive the winter freezes of Chicago and Montreal.
- A native of southern Africa, the quagga used to occur in vast herds in the Karoo regions of Cape Province and the southern part of Orange Free State.
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