See also: Tupi and tupí

Brunei MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

tupi

  1. hat (head covering)

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. Tupi

NounEdit

tupi m (uncountable)

  1. Tupi (the Tupi language)

Further readingEdit


Old TupiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown; according to Teodoro Sampaio, from (t-)uba ("father") + upi ("high", "elevated").

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tupi

  1. Tupi

AdjectiveEdit

tupi

  1. Relating to the Tupi

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Tupi tupi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tu.ˈpi/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧pi

NounEdit

tupi m, f (plural tupis)

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

tupi m (uncountable)

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

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tupi (plural, not comparable)

  1. of the Tupi tribe or people
  2. of the Old Tupi language
  3. of the Nheengatu language

Related termsEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *tupiq.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

tupî

  1. fold; tuck; pleat; plait

Derived termsEdit