Guianese

[ gee-uh-neez, -nees, gahy- ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to the region of Guiana, its inhabitants, or their language.

noun,plural Gui·a·nese.
  1. an inhabitant or native of Guiana.

Origin of Guianese

1
First recorded in1590–1600; Guian(a) + -ese
  • Also Gui·an·an [gee-an-uhn, -ah-nuhn, gahy-an-uhn]. /giˈæn ən, -ˈɑ nən, gaɪˈæn ən/.

usage note For Guianese

Guianese is used as a plural noun (a candidate favored by the Guianese ), but it's relatively rare as a singular noun (the candidate who is a Guianese ).

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British Dictionary definitions for Guianese

Guianese

Guianan (ɡaɪˈænən, ɡɪˈɑːnən)

/ (ˌɡaɪəˈniːz, ˌɡɪə-) /


adjective
  1. of or relating to the South American region of Guiana or its inhabitants

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Guiana

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