Guiné

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See also: Guine, guiñe, and guiñé

Portuguese[edit]

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Guiné

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin; possibly from a Berber source like Tuareg aginaw "black people"[1], or after the city of Djenné. More at Guinea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: Gui‧né

Proper noun[edit]

Guiné f

  1. (historical) Guinea (the coastal regions of Subsaharan West Africa)
  2. Guinea (a country in West Africa)
    Synonyms: República da Guiné, Guiné-Conacri
  3. (informal) Synonym of Guiné-Bissau

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Guinea

References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “Guinea”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.