Definition of Tupi-guarani

1. Noun. A family of South American Indian languages.




Definition of Tupi-guarani

1. Proper noun. The largest subfamily of the Tupi languages of South America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tupi-guarani

Tunisia
Tunisian
Tunisian Arabic
Tunisian dinar
Tunisian dirham
Tunisian monetary unit
Tunisians
Tunney
Tuohy needle
Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement
Tupac Katari Guerrilla Army
Tupamaros
Tupi
Tupi-Guarani
Tupi-Guarani language
Tupi-Guaraní
Tupian
Tupinambis
Tupinambá
Tupperware ladies
Tupperware lady
Tupperware parties
Tupperware party
Tupungatito
Tupungato
Turan
Turanian
Turanians
Turbatrix
Turbatrix aceti

Literary usage of Tupi-guarani

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1. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1899)
"Among these expanding stocks the most prominent is the Tupi-Guarani'. Originally seated, it seems probable, ... The Tupi-Guarani language has long been the ..."

2. Brazil and the Brazilians by Daniel Parish Kidder, James Cooley Fletcher (1866)
"This people spoke in effect the same language, called by Dr. Latham, in his treatise on the languages of the Amazon, the Tupi-Guarani. ..."

3. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1909)
"The Tapuya, Tupi-Guarani, Carib, and Arawak Families Some fresh light has been thrown on the ethnical relations of the Brazilian aborigines by the ..."

4. A History of South America, 1854-1904 by Charles Edmond Akers (1904)
"The Tupi-Guarani Stock. Araucanians and Patagonians. Aymara and Quichua. Natural Resources of the Continent Geographical Features. ..."

5. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatises on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1854)
"This gave us a Tupi-Guarani class of languages, in which it was not very incorrect to say that the Tupi were the Guarani of Brazil, and the Guarani the Tupi ..."

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