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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.]

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

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.
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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Quanto ao estado nutricional, as prevalencias de sobrepeso e obesidade foram significativamente superiores entre os Kaingang, quando comparados aos Guaranis.
Eine christliche Alternative zu Kolonialismus und Marxismus, Weissenhorn, Konrat, 1993; Robert LACOMBE, Guaranis et Jesuites.
v) Desta familia, as linguas mais conhecidas e documentadas sao o tupi antigo (tupinamba) e o guarani, encaradas de forma confusa por alguns estudiosos, que desenvolveram no passado ideias unitarias equivocadas sobre as linguas ou dialetos tupi-guarani, a tal ponto que acabaram transferindo essa ideia unitaria para o senso comum, conforme critica apropriada feita por Edelweiss, para quem, em alguns trabalhos, incluindo aqui dicionarios "ombreiam sem a menor distincao formas tupis, guaranis, e nheengatus, engendrando verdadeiras heresias".
Pero, lo que mas nos interesa destacar de este apartado se refiere a las posibilidades de traslado que ofrecia la Tava, que por su forma y material de construccion podia montarse, trasladarse y desarmarse con facilidad, llevandose los mayores cuidados la Casa de la Danza que los Guaranis no abandonan nunca.
In the letter, Nenguiru adroitly negotiates his relationship with state and church officials, as well as with his fellow Guarani, and provides his own reading of the history of the Guaranis' interactions with the Jesuits and representatives of the Spanish state.
One of the plants whose properties Bertoni studied, long used by the Guaranis to sweeten foods, Bertoni gave the scientific name of Stevia rebaudiana bertoni.
2) Clovis Lugon, A Republica "Comunista" Crista dos Guaranis 1610-1768, traducao de Alvaro Cabral, 3.
5 million inhabitants are native Paraguayans who pride themselves on their Guarani descent, the Guaranis being the original Indian inhabitants of the country.
In a sense, this is still the most truly Guarani literature, because it was produced by Guaranis themselves--albeit immersed in a foreign culture, says bookstore owner Bogado.
Cet article presente un modele archeologique pour I'occupation par des groupes regionaux Guaranis de la cote sud de I'Etat de Santa Catarina, plus precisement dans la region entourant la ville de Jaguaruna.