Tupi-Guarani(redirected from Tupí-Guaraní languages)
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A language family widely spread throughout the Amazon River valley, coastal Brazil, and northeast South America.
Tu·pí′-Gua·ra·ní′, Tu·pi′-Gua·ra·ni′an adj.
(Languages) a family of South American Indian languages spoken in Brazil, Paraguay, and certain adjacent regions: possibly distantly related to Quechua
1. a grouping of genetically related American Indian languages, varying in number according to the classification scheme, that includes the Tupi languages and Guarani.
Tupi′-Guarani′an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Tupi-Guarani - a family of South American Indian languages|
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
Guarani - the language spoken by the Guarani of Paraguay and Bolivia
Tupi - the language spoken by the Tupi of Brazil and Paraguay