indigenous and aboriginal
Who can tell me what the difference between "indigenous" and "aboriginal" is ?
You can answern in English or Chinese.
- RiverLv 71 0 年前最佳解答
B: 不同處：(a) aboriginal可以當『名詞』，意思是「土著居民、土生動物(或植物)」。 (b) indigenous可以另外解釋成『生而俱有的、固有的、內在的』：例子：feelings indigenous to human beings人類固有的感情。參考資料： River + teacher
- SamadhiLv 61 0 年前
Indigenous and aboriginal are very close in meaning.
Indigenous usually means local or native people to an area who have lived there for a long time. Aboriginal means people who are the first people to settle in an area.
2008-07-22 09:25:53 補充：
In USA, the Indians would be considered aboriginal and indigenous. White people whose families have lived in USA for a long time can be considered indigenous, but not aboriginal.
- Mr. EyreLv 51 0 年前
they are essentially the same
- BeyonceLv 71 0 年前