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Tupi-Guarani

[ too-pee-gwahr-uh-nee, too-pee- ]

noun

  1. a family of Indian languages including Tupi, Guarani, lingua geral, and many others of central South America.


Tupi-Guarani

noun

  1. a family of South American Indian languages spoken in Brazil, Paraguay, and certain adjacent regions: possibly distantly related to Quechua


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Derived Forms

  • ˈTupiˌ-Guaraˈnian, adjective

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Other Words From

  • Tu·pi-Gua·ra·ni·an [too-, pee, -gwahr-, uh, -, nee, -, uh, n, too, -pee-], adjective noun

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Example Sentences

The conception of natural phenomena among the Tupi-Guarani tribes is no less curious than their theories of creation.

A twofold destruction befell the original Tupi-Guarani people of Brazil.

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