An original or indigenous inhabitant of a place; an aborigine.
Late 16th century: from Greek, literally ‘sprung from the earth’, from autos ‘self’ + khthōn ‘earth, soil’.
“There’s no doubting that Aboriginal Australians are the true autochthons of the land”
Gerundive (noun) (grammar)
A form of a Latin verb, ending in -ndus (declinable) and functioning as an adjective meaning ‘that should or must be done’.
Middle English (in the sense ‘gerund’): from late Latin gerundivus (modus) ‘gerundive (mood)’, from gerundium (see gerund).
(of a place or state) ideal or idyllic; heavenly.
From paradise. Middle English: from Old French paradis, via ecclesiastical Latin from Greek paradeisos ‘royal (enclosed) park’, from Avestan pairidaēza ‘enclosure, park’.