Example sentences for: aboriginal

How can you use “aboriginal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Herald placed hope in the acknowledgment by some native leaders "that the presentation of Aboriginal people as victims, though useful to win some political arguments, is ultimately disempowering for Aborigines themselves.

  • Borak was a negative in the Victorian language Wathawurung and was one of a comparatively small number of words which the Aboriginal languages collectively contributed to an on-the-whole short-lived Australian pidgin.

  • Australian pidgin acquired a second negative, borak , used as an alternative to baal or in a figurative sense for humbug, nonsense, or rubbish, from Wathawurung, whence came also an exclamation merrygig well done and coolie , a derogatory term for a person who partnered an Aboriginal woman.

  • The first stone engravings found in the Canary Islands were discovered here in the 18th century, and the ten natural cave dwellings, with their magnificent rock engravings, were the home to the Benahoritas — the ancient settlers of Benahoare, the original aboriginal name for La Palma.

  • Of these, hump is now the most commonly used, in the general sense of a hut or temporary dwelling, whether of Aboriginal or European provenance.

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