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in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs),
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]

indigenous

(ĭn-dĭj′ə-nəs)
adj.
1. Originating, growing, or produced in a certain place or region.
2.
a. Being a member of the original inhabitants of a particular place.
b. Of, belonging to, or characteristic of such inhabitants.

in·dig′e·nous·ly adv.

in·dig·e·nous

(in-dij'ĕ-nŭs)
Native; natural to the country or region where found.
[L. indigenus, born in fr. indu, within (old form of in), + G. -gen, producing]

indigenous

native, not introduced by man.
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The end result of such a process of lay translation of the Christian message was not simply a form of Christianity which had high potential for indigenity. It was also an understanding of what faith in Christ means that may have been closer to biblical norms than the individualized and conceptualized understanding held by the European missionaries.
Population differences between states (based on socioeconomic status (SES), ethnicity, rurality, indigenity, and private schooling) are likely to influence participation in post-compulsory education and training.
This explanation, however, sits uneasily alongside the notion of Hush as native to Australia, exposing the extent to which, in the character of Hush, reference to indigenity is bypassed so that `Australia' is reduced to `white Australia'.