aboriginality

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

aboriginal +‎ -ity

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æb.əˌɹɪd͡ʒ.əˈnæl.ə.ti/, /æb.əˌɹɪd͡ʒ.ɪˈnæl.ə.ti/
  • Hyphenation: ab‧o‧rig‧i‧nal‧i‧ty

NounEdit

aboriginality (plural aboriginalities)

  1. The quality of being aboriginal. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
  2. The distinctive culture of aboriginal peoples
  3. The spiritual bonds between the aboriginal people and their place of heritage.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 6
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