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It is pronounced as TIE-nah.
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-- Ylva  8/16/2006
Taina can also be pronounced "thah-EE-nuh". That's my friends name and that's how she pronounces it.
-- hahaha  11/14/2006
In 2001, there was a racist show called 'Taina', starring a character with the same name.
-- bananarama  8/1/2008
The show "Taina" was not a racist show as stated above. It was about a young hispanic girl, Taina, getting through trials growing up as a minority and succeeding.
-- Peace73  5/26/2011
The origin of the name is a Indigenous (tupi-guarani *) legend of a girl who fought till death for her tribe. So seeing her courage, TupĆ£, the god of Indigenous gave her a title of Moring Star or The Sunrise.

Tupi-guarani is a Brazilian tribe who lived before the Portuguese occupation.
-- taina.dutra  11/9/2008
In Brazil the name can be used for male too.
-- taina.dutra  11/9/2008
Is used in Brazil with a similar pronunciation as Finnish.
-- taina.dutra  11/9/2008
From the original Indians of the Caribbean islands, the Taino. Meaning: Peace.
-- Peace73  5/26/2011
Female: tah-EE-nah. Male: tah-EE-no.
-- Peace73  5/26/2011
In Russian, means mystery.
-- Peace73  5/26/2011
Taina Barioz is a French alpine skier.
-- enchy  7/20/2011
This name is perfect. It sounds youthful, but not immature. I would use it for my child.
-- enchy  7/20/2011

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