parana

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See also: paranã and Paraná

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

parana

  1. essive singular of para

Anagrams[edit]

Kari'na[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Tupi paranã (sea) (Hoff, 1968: 14). Compare also Akawaio paraw, Macushi pîrana, Pemon parana, parau, Yao (South America) parona, as well as (from non-Cariban languages) Lokono bara, Wayampi parana.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

parana (possessed paranary)

  1. sea
  2. waves, agitated water

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Courtz, Hendrik (2008) A Carib grammar and dictionary[1], Toronto: Magoria Books, →ISBN, page 337
  • Hoff, B. J. (1968) The Carib Language: Phonology, Morphonology, Morphology, Texts and Word Index, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff
  • Ahlbrinck, Willem (1931), “parana”, in Encyclopaedie der Karaïben, Amsterdam: Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, page 361; republished as Willem Ahlbrinck, ; Doude van Herwijnen, transl., L'Encyclopédie des Caraïbes[2], Paris, 1956, page 353