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guaranina

English translation: a guarana alkaloid

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Spanish term or phrase:guaranina
English translation:a guarana alkaloid
Entered by: silviantonia
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19:48 Feb 14, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Music
Spanish term or phrase: guaranina
Again this appears in the lyrics:

Guare guara.... de la habana....guaranina

Any ideas for "guare" and "guara" would also be helpful. I assume they're all related words.
Thanks
Helen Provart
Local time: 05:30
a guarana alkaloid
Explanation:
It is similar to caffeine

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Note added at 8 mins (2008-02-14 19:57:27 GMT)
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guara1.
(Voz indígena).
1. f. Cuba. Árbol parecido al castaño.

So it's a tree, similar to the chestnut tree.
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silviantonia
Local time: 23:30
Grading comment
Thanks for the suggestions!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4a guarana alkaloid
silviantonia


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a guarana alkaloid


Explanation:
It is similar to caffeine

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Note added at 8 mins (2008-02-14 19:57:27 GMT)
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guara1.
(Voz indígena).
1. f. Cuba. Árbol parecido al castaño.

So it's a tree, similar to the chestnut tree.

silviantonia
Local time: 23:30
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 22
Grading comment
Thanks for the suggestions!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Sandra Rodriguez: Guarana contains caffeine or guaranine --- check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guarana
5 hrs
  -> The answer here is to guaranina; that is what was asked.
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Jul 25, 2008 - Changes made by silviantonia:
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