pirãia

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Old Tupi[edit]

pirãia

Etymology[edit]

pirá +‎ ãia

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pirãia

  1. piranha. Any of the carnivorous freshwater fish living in South American rivers and belonging to the subfamily Serrasalminae.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: piranha
  • Portuguese: piranha

References[edit]

  • NAVARRO, E. A. Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. 2013.