Inaugural vs Aboriginal - What's the difference?

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Inaugural is a related term of aboriginal.


As adjectives the difference between inaugural and aboriginal

is that inaugural is of inauguration; as in a speech or lecture by the person being inaugurated while aboriginal is of or pertaining to australian aboriginal peoples, aborigines, or their language.

As nouns the difference between inaugural and aboriginal

is that inaugural is an inauguration; a formal beginning while aboriginal is an aboriginal inhabitant of australia, aborigine.

As a proper noun aboriginal is

any of the native languages spoken by australian aborigines.

inaugural

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Of inauguration; as in a speech or lecture by the person being inaugurated.
  • * 2008 August 21, (Cape Times) , p. 21:
  • The University of Cape Town hosts an inaugural lecture by Professor Ian Scott on Wednesday at 8pm.
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  • Marking the beginning of an operation, venture, etc.
  • 2009 was the inaugural season for New York Yankees' new stadium.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An inauguration; a formal beginning.
  • The inaugural of the President will take place in March.
  • A formal speech given at the beginning of an office.
  • * In his inaugural , President Obama proclaimed 'an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas, that for far too long have strangled our politics'. ABC News' Teddy Davis on March 13, 2009.
  • aboriginal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • First according to historical or scientific records; original; indigenous; primitive.
  • * 1814 , , The Excursion , Longman et al. (publishers), [http://books.google.com/books?id=T18JAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA277&dq=aboriginal page 277]:
  • Green in the Church-yard, beautiful and green; / / And mantled o'er with aboriginal turf / And everlasting flowers.
  • Living in a land before colonization by the Europeans.
  • (Aboriginal)
  • Synonyms

    * (indigenous to a place) native, indigenous, autochthonous, endemic, original, first, earliest, primitive, ancient, primordial, primeval

    Derived terms

    * aboriginality * aboriginally

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An animal or plant native to a region.
  • * Charles Darwin
  • It may well be doubted whether this frog is an aboriginal of these islands.
  • (Aboriginal)
  • Usage notes

    * Using uncapitalized aboriginal to refer to people or anything associated with people may cause offence. * In Canada, style manuals recommend against using the noun Aboriginal for a person or people. * See also the usage notes under Aboriginal .

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