See also: igarape and Igarapé

English

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Noun

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igarapé (plural igarapés)

  1. A watercourse in the Amazon rainforest.

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Old Tupi ygarapé, from Old Tupi ygara (canoe) + Old Tupi (route).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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igarapé m (plural igarapés)

  1. (Brazil) a watercourse in the Amazon rainforest

References

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  • Navarro, Eduardo de Almeida. Dicionário de tupi antigo: a língua indígena clássica do Brasil. São Paulo. Global. 2013.