tupi

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See also: Tupi and tupí

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil தொப்பி (toppi), from Hindi टोपी (ṭopī).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tupi/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧pi

Noun[edit]

tupi

  1. hat (head covering)

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

tupi

  1. inflection of tupar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Farefare[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tupi

  1. inner tube

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tupi (feminine tupie, masculine plural tupis, feminine plural tupies)

  1. Tupi

Noun[edit]

tupi m (uncountable)

  1. Tupi (the Tupi language)

Further reading[edit]

Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay topi, from Tamil தொப்பி (toppi), from Hindi टोपी (ṭopī).

Noun[edit]

tupi

  1. hat (head covering)

Old Tupi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tupi, a mythological figure said to be the ancestor of all Tupian peoples.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tupi (unpossessable)

  1. Tupi (any of several related indigenous nations of coastal Brazil that spoke Old Tupi)
    • 16th century, Joseph of Anchieta, translated by Eduardo de Almeida Navarro, compiled by Maria de Lourdes de Paula Martins, Teatro de Anchieta, São Paulo: Editora Martins Fontes, published 1999, page 140:
      — Asó tupi moangaîpapa.
      — Mba'e apŷabap'aîpó?
      — Tupinakyîa keygûara.
      — I go, making the tupi sin.
      — Which men are these?
      —The Tupiniquim who live here.
  2. (strictly) the Tupian people that lived in the São Vicente capitancy.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Nheengatu: tupí
  • Portuguese: tupi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eduardo de Almeida Navarro (2013) “tupi”, in Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil (in Portuguese), 1 edition, São Paulo: Global, →ISBN, page 484, column 1

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Tupi tupi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -i
  • Hyphenation: tu‧pi

Noun[edit]

tupi m or f by sense (plural tupis)

  1. Tupi (a member of the Tupi tribes of Brazil)

Noun[edit]

tupi m (uncountable)

  1. Old Tupi (an extinct language of Brazil)
    Synonyms: língua geral, tupi clássico
  2. (proscribed) Nheengatu (a modern language of Brazil)
    Synonym: nheengatu

Usage notes[edit]

Tupi was first used to refer to the language in early 20th century, making it an exonym. The Portuguese called it língua brasílica (Brazilian language) and língua geral (General language) in the 16th and 17th centuries, but there are no records of what name native speakers gave to it.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tupi m or f (plural tupis, not comparable)

  1. (relational) of the Tupi tribe or people
  2. (relational) of the Old Tupi language
  3. (relational, proscribed) of the Nheengatu language

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *tupiq. Compare lupi and yupi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧pi
  • IPA(key): /tuˈpiʔ/, [tʊˈpiʔ]

Noun[edit]

tupî (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜓᜉᜒ)

  1. fold; tuck
    Synonyms: lupi, tiklop
  2. pleat; plait
    Synonym: pliyeges
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See tupe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tu‧pi
  • IPA(key): /tuˈpi/, [tʊˈpi]

Noun[edit]

tupí (Baybayin spelling ᜆᜓᜉᜒ)

  1. Alternative form of tupe