- a family of Indian languages including Tupi, Guarani, lingua geral, and many others of central South America.
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A twofold destruction befell the original Tupi-Guarani people of Brazil.
The conception of natural phenomena among the Tupi-Guarani tribes is no less curious than their theories of creation.
- a family of South American Indian languages spoken in Brazil, Paraguay, and certain adjacent regions: possibly distantly related to Quechua