Definitions of guarani

  1. the basic unit of money in Paraguay; equal to 100 centimos
  2. the language spoken by the Guarani people of Paraguay and Bolivia
  3. a member of the South American people living in Paraguay and Bolivia

Usage examples for guarani

  1. V. The Tupi- Guarani have one word only to express all the varieties of love known to them- aihu. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  2. Red tiled roofs give the city color, and the varying shades of its populace give it variety, and the fact that below the whiter class of inhabitants Guarani is spoken instead of Spanish adds to the individuality of its effect. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  3. " Liberty of conscience is a most diabolical thing, to be stamped out at any cost," is the maxim of Rome, and the Guarani has learned his lesson well. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  4. Timoteo, my servant, whose native language was Guarani, could understand most of the idiom of the Sun Worshippers, which we found to be similar to that spoken by the civilized inhabitants of the country. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  5. The Guarani call themselves eastern men, and came from Africa after the flood. – The American Nations, Vol. I. by C. S. Rafinesque