Tupi-Guarani

noun
Tu·​pi-Gua·​ra·​ni | \ tü-ˈpē-ˌgwär-ə-ˈnē How to pronounce Tupi-Guarani (audio) , ˈtü-(ˌ)pē- \
variants: or less commonly Tupí-Guaraní

Definition of Tupi-Guarani

2 : a branch of the Tupi language family that includes Tupinamba, Guarani, and a number of other languages spoken from French Guiana south to Paraguay and west to eastern Colombia

Other Words from Tupi-Guarani

Tupi-Guaranian \ tü-​ˈpē-​ˌgwär-​ə-​ˈnē-​ən How to pronounce Tupi-Guarani (audio) , ˈtü-​(ˌ)pē-​ \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Tupi-Guarani

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tupi-Guarani.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tupi-Guarani. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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