See also: caribe and Ca-ri-bê

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish Caribe

Proper nounEdit

Caribe m

  1. Caribbean Sea (a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, between North and South America)
  2. Caribbean (the islands and region around the Caribbean Sea)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Taíno kalingo or Arawak kalingo, kalino (strength, bravery) or Galibi Carib karibna (person).

Proper nounEdit

Caribe m

  1. Caribbean (islands)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: Caribaeus

ReferencesEdit

  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN