SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From arana (cheating), which is probably from Quechua [Term?], note similar jalana (noisiness) from extinct Charrúa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xaˈɾana/, [xaˈɾa.na]

NounEdit

jarana f (plural jaranas)

  1. a small guitar
    Hypernym: guitarra
  2. (familiar) horseplay; fooling around
  3. (familiar) revelry
  4. (familiar) debt

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Tagalog: harana

Further readingEdit