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Kaingang

[ kahyn-gang ]
/ ˈkaɪnˌgæŋ /
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noun, plural Kain·gangs, (especially collectively) Kain·gang for 1.
a member of an Indigenous people of southern Brazil.
a group of languages spoken by the Kaingang, constituting a branch of the Ge family of languages.
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Also called Cain·gang .

Origin of Kaingang

First recorded in 1935–40; from Portuguese caingangue, from Kaingang Kanhgág
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