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Gua·ra·ní

also Gua·ra·ni  (gwä′rə-nē′)
n. pl. Guaraní or Gua·ra·nís also Gua·ra·ni or Gua·ra·nis
1. A member of a South American Indian people of Paraguay, northern Argentina, and southern Brazil.
2. The Tupí-Guaraní language of this people.

[Spanish guaraní, of South American Indian origin.]

gua·ra·ni

 (gwä′rə-nē′)
n. pl. gua·ra·ni·es (-nē′ĕs)
See Table at currency.

[Spanish guaraní, Guaraní; see Guaraní.]
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Guarani

(ˌɡwɑːrəˈniː)
npl -ni or -nis
1. (Peoples) a member of a South American Indian people of Paraguay, S Brazil, and Bolivia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Tupi-Guarani family; one of the official languages of Paraguay, along with Spanish

guaraní

(ˈɡwɑːrənɪ)
n, pl -ní or -nís
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Paraguay, divided into 100 céntimos
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gua•ra•ni

(ˌgwɑr əˈni)

n., pl. -ni, -nis.
the basic monetary unit of Paraguay.
[1940–45; < Sp, after Guarani]

Gua•ra•ni

or Gua•ra•ní

(ˌgwɑr əˈni)

n., pl. -nis, -nies, (esp. collectively) -ni.
1. a member of any of a group of American Indian peoples of NE Paraguay and Brazil.
2. the language of these peoples.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.guarani - the basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos
centimo - a fractional monetary unit of Venezuela and Costa Rica and Equatorial Guinea and Paraguay and Spain
Paraguayan monetary unit - monetary unit in Paraguay
2.Guarani - a member of the South American people living in Paraguay and Bolivia
South American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South America
3.Guarani - the language spoken by the Guarani of Paraguay and Bolivia
Tupi-Guarani, Tupi-Guarani language - a family of South American Indian languages
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For example, the Ava Guarani uses Nande Ruete for God the creator of all, and the Paraguayan Guarani uses Tupa to name the same creator God.
Most discuss Paraguayan Guarani, which is the most widely spoken language in the group and is the only indigenous language in the Americas spoken by a non-indigenous majority.