Carajá

noun

Ca·​ra·​já
¦karə¦hä
variants or less commonly Caraya
-¦yä
plural Carajá or Carajás also Caraya or Carayas
1
a
: a people or group of peoples of eastern Brazil
b
: a member of such people
2
: the language of the Carajá people constituting a language family

Word History

Etymology

Spanish & Portuguese, from Carajá, literally, great people

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“Carajá.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caraj%C3%A1. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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