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Definition of Tunay

The word “tunay” has many meanings. On one hand, it is considered a Quechua word that refers to a fun night, a specific space during the night where there will be joy, laughter, and more.

On the other hand, “tunay,” written with a capital letter, corresponds to a masculine given name that means tenacious, bold.


  1. Fun night
  2. Entertainment
  3. Joy
  4. Spontaneity
  5. Tenacious
  6. Tenacity
  7. Bold
  8. Genuine
  9. Real
  10. Unique
  11. Incomparable
  12. Invaluable
  13. True


The etymology of the word “tunay” and even its origin is credited to many reasons. Firstly, it is believed to be a Filipino word that means genuinely, genuine, intrinsic, and authentic. It can also be written with the Latin letter “i” in its most original expression, “tunai,” which refers to something irreplaceable, unique, and sacred.

There is also a mountain called Tunay that is very important for its natural beauty and everything positive it brings to the nearby community.


The word “tunay” is the name of a musical group from San Salvador de Jujuy, made up only of men who, when they started, were young people between 16 and 19 years old. They had such an impact on their province that they became standard-bearers of this small town. Additionally, their songs continue to circulate around the world, making many fans listen to them and be happy about it.

They have composed many musical pieces, and their videos have many views. If you like good music and lyrics that make sense and, above all, that you can listen to and apply to your daily life, don’t miss out on the Tunay group.