Araucanian

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Araucania +‎ -an

Proper noun[edit]

Araucanian

  1. (uncommon, offensive) The Mapudungun language.

Noun[edit]

Araucanian (plural Araucanians)

  1. (offensive) A Mapuche.

Adjective[edit]

Araucanian (comparative more Araucanian, superlative most Araucanian)

  1. (offensive) Mapuche
  2. (uncommon, offensive) Of or in the Mapudungun or Mapuche language.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is becoming dated because it is regarded by the Mapuche as offensive; they prefer the term Mapuche.

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