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Tupi

noun Tu·pi \tü-ˈpē, ˈtü-(ˌ)\

Definition of Tupi

plural Tupi or Tupis also Tupí or Tupís

  1. 1 :  tupinamba

  2. 2 :  a language family of lowland South America that includes Tupi-Guarani and the speech of a number of other peoples living mainly in Brazil south of the Amazon River

Tu·pi·an play \-ən\ adjective or noun


1842

First Known Use of tupi

1842

Variants of tupi

also Tu·pí \tü-ˈpē, ˈtü-(ˌ)\

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