Tupi-Guarani

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Tu·pí-Gua·ra·ní

 (to͞o-pē′gwär-ə-nē′, to͞o′pē-)
n.
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.

Tupi-Guarani

n
(Languages) a family of South American Indian languages spoken in Brazil, Paraguay, and certain adjacent regions: possibly distantly related to Quechua
ˈTupiˌ-Guaraˈnian adj

Tupi′-Guarani′

or Tupí′-Guaraní′,



n.
1. a grouping of genetically related American Indian languages, varying in number according to the classification scheme, that includes the Tupi languages and Guarani.
2. Tupian.
Tupi′-Guarani′an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tupi-Guarani - a family of South American Indian languagesTupi-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