aini

noun
ai·​ni | \ ˈī-nē \
plural -s

Definition of aini

: a Quechuan system of exchange of assistance usually in the form of labor also : a group that lends such assistance

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First Known Use of aini

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aini

Quechua áyni, literally, recompense

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“Aini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aini. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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