Taino
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtaɪnoʊ/
Noun

Taino (plural Tainos)

  1. A member of a group of pre-Columbian indigenous inhabitants of the Bahamas, Greater Antilles, and some of the Lesser Antilles.
    • 2015, Donald H Sullivan, Turnbull's Slaves: A Minorcan Story - Plus Taino, Lulu Press, Inc (ISBN 9781300864394):
      He was accepted as a Taino now and must adapt to their ways.
    • 2016, Hector Y. Adames, Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Cultural Foundations and Interventions in Latino/a Mental Health: History, Theory and within Group Differences, Routledge (ISBN 9781317529804), page 24:
      Following the birth of a baby, Tainos would perform a naming ritual where the child would be pronounced as a Taino and a human being (Keegan, 1997).
Translations
  • Portuguese: taíno
  • Russian: таи́но
  • Spanish: taíno
Proper noun
  1. Their Arawakan language, now extinct.
Translations
  • Portuguese: taíno
  • Russian: таи́но



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