Word usage examples
The custom prevailed among tribes so widely asunder as Peruvians, Tupis, Creeks, Iroquois, Algonkins, and Greenland Eskimos to thrash the curs most soundly during an eclipse.
Ancient Tupi is the basis of the Lingoa Geral, the inter-tribal tongue on the Middle Amazon.
Two brothers, Tupi and Guarani, lived with their families upon the sea-coast of Brazil.
He knew, for instance, that sloths were called sloths because the Tupi word for the three-toed sloth was ai, and AI had stood for artificial idiot or artificial imbecile ever since the concept of artificial intelligence had been subdivided.
Tupita, with the snap ring on the leash, fastened the leash on my right cuff, and Sita fastened the other leash on my left cuff.
Deciding that life was no longer worth living, he walked up to a pride of lions that were gorging themselves on a topi carcass and, striding into their midst, began cursing them and hitting them with his bare hands.
Quella zona era piena di gatti, in parte perché erano utili per controllare la popolazione di topi attorno alle scuderie.
Lest Tipi report his interest to her mistress, Toriovico had locked the maid in the bathroom and had dropped a few jealous comments that would make her think that what he searched for was evidence that his wife had taken lovers.
FROM HER EXPLORATIONS during the night before, Melina was not at all pleased when Tipi shook her awake near mid-morning.
Melina said, settling herself into a chair behind her reading desk and motioning for Tipi to pour tea and then leave them in privacy.