Example sentences for: aboriginal

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

  • Previous study in Aboriginal children recognized to be at high risk for type II diabetes has shown that obesity is associated with high fasting glucose and fasting insulin levels.

  • During the 200 years of European occupation these have declined in use, to the point where not more than about twenty are active, in the sense that they are being learnt by Aboriginal children and cover aspects of the everyday life experienced by those children.

  • So the Aboriginal equivalent of the Creation is Dreamtime , itself a translation of alcheringa (an Aranda word), bark hut is preferred to gunyah or humpy, country to the Kamilaroi towri , and walkabout to the Nyungar pink-eye .

  • As a footnote, and in illustration of the sense of Aboriginal humor which might have misled Cook, consider the Victorian Aboriginal word moomba , used since 1955 as the name of a Melbourne carnival and freely translated let's get together and have fun.

  • Malaysians love celebrating, and with so many different religions — Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and aboriginal animism — they give themselves plenty of opportunities.

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