Definition of Tupi in English:

Tupi

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Pronunciation: /ˈtuːpi
 
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noun (plural same or Tupis)

  • 1A member of a group of American Indian peoples living in scattered areas throughout the Amazon valley.
  • 2 [mass noun] Any of the languages of the Tupi, which constitute a branch of the Tupi-Guarani language family.

adjective

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  • Relating to the Tupi or their languages.

Derivatives

Tupian

adjective

Origin

a local name.

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