or Gua·ra·ní

[ gwahr-uh-nee ]
/ ˌgwɑr əˈni /

noun, plural Gua·ra·nis, Gua·ra·nies, (especially collectively) Gua·ra·ni.

a member of an Indian people now living principally in Paraguay.
a language belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family of languages and spoken by the Guarani Indians: the chief vernacular of Paraguay. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for guaraní (1 of 2)


/ (ˈɡwɑːrənɪ) /

noun plural -ní or -nís

the standard monetary unit of Paraguay, divided into 100 céntimos

British Dictionary definitions for guaraní (2 of 2)


/ (ˌɡwɑːrəˈniː) /


plural -ni or -nis a member of a South American Indian people of Paraguay, S Brazil, and Bolivia
the language of this people, belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family; one of the official languages of Paraguay, along with Spanish
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