Aba·​ñe·​eme | \ əˌbänyəˈāmē \
plural -s

Definition of Abañeeme

: the language of the Guarani people of Paraguay

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First Known Use of Abañeeme

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Abañeeme

borrowed from Paraguayan Guarani avañeʔẽme, from ava “man, Indian” + ñeʔẽ “speech” + -pe, -me, suffix marking location or direct object

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“Abañeeme.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aba%C3%B1eeme. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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