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native / natal
 
native   [ˈneɪtɪv]
A. -adjective
1. (=of one'noun birth)   [town, country, soil]   natal
·native Britons
·los nacidos en Gran Bretaña
2. (=indigenous)
2.1. [inhabitant, culture, population]   indígena
·the native peoples of the Amazon
·los pueblos indígenas del Amazonas
·to [go] native
·adoptar las costumbres del lugar
2.2. [plant, animal, species]   autóctono,   originario del lugar
·to be native to
·ser originario de
3. (=innate)   [ability, talent]   natural,   innato
·native wit
ingenio (m)
B. -noun
1. (referring to birth or nationality)   nativo (m) / nativa (f)
·he speaks German like a native
·habla alemánoun como un nativo
·he was a native of Seville
·nació en Sevilla
2. (=member of indigenous people)   o.feminine. frequently pejorative   indígena masculine and feminine
3. (=plant, animal)
·to be a native of
·ser originario de
C. -compound
·native country
·native land   -noun   patria (f)
·native language   -noun   lengua (f) materna
·native son   -noun   literary   hijo (m) predilecto
·native speaker   -noun   hablante $ nativo (m) / hablante $ nativmasculine and feminine (f)
·a Spanish native [speaker]
·a native [speaker] of Spanish
·un hablante nativo de español
·native tongue   -noun   native language
 
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