Aboriginal vs Khond - What's the difference?

aboriginal | khond |

As nouns the difference between aboriginal and khond

is that aboriginal is an aboriginal inhabitant of australia, aborigine while khond is any member of an aboriginal hunter-gatherer tribe of india, inhabiting the tributary states of orissa and srikakulam.

As an adjective aboriginal

is of or pertaining to australian aboriginal peoples, aborigines, or their language.

As a proper noun aboriginal

is any of the native languages spoken by australian aborigines.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(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


    (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 .






    (en noun) (wikipedia Khond)
  • Any member of an aboriginal hunter-gatherer tribe of India, inhabiting the tributary states of Orissa and Srikakulam.
  • Alternative forms

    * Kandh