Süäüüelläi (alcarilinque) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Tupi loanwords in Brazilian Portuguese

Got a lovely book on Brazilian Portuguese Syntax, and there's a little mention of loan words from Tupi/Tupi languages, like anhanguera 'devil', and maracajá 'wildcat'. Does anyone know of a list somewhere showing the words that Brazilian Portuguese uses of Tupi origins? Or does anyone have a favorite?
Tags: brazilian portuguese, loanwords, tupi
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