Guiana

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the local language (probably Cariban or Arawak), meaning “land of many waters”. Also spelled as Guyana. The French form gave the town name Cayenne.

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Guiana

  1. A geological region in the north of South America.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Guiana at OneLook Dictionary Search

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Italian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guiana f

  1. Guyana (a country in South America)

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guiāna f sg (genitive Guiānae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) Guyana (a country in South America)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Guiāna
Genitive Guiānae
Dative Guiānae
Accusative Guiānam
Ablative Guiānā
Vocative Guiāna

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin Aquītānia. Doublet of Aquitània.

Proper noun[edit]

Guiana

  1. (archaic) Aquitaine

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guiana f

  1. Guyana (a country in South America; official name: República Cooperativa da Guiana)
  2. Clipping of Guiana Francesa.

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