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Meaning of "chicha" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHICHA

chicha  [ˈtʃiːtʃə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHICHA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chicha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHICHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chicha

Chicha

In South and Central America, chicha is a fermented or non-fermented beverage usually derived from maize. Chicha includes corn beer known as chicha de jora and non-alcoholic beverages such as chicha morada. Chichas can also be made from manioc root, grape, apple or various other fruits. While chicha is most commonly associated with maize, the word is used in the Andes for almost any homemade fermented drink, and many unfermented drinks. Many different grains or fruits are used to make "chicha" in different regions.

Definition of chicha in the English dictionary

The definition of chicha in the dictionary is a South American drink made from fermented maize or fruit. Other definition of chicha is a pipe for smoking from the Far East that consists of a long tube with a bowl at the end and a reservoir of water that the smoke passes through.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHICHA


archer
ˈɑːtʃə
Beecher
ˈbiːtʃə
bleacher
ˈbliːtʃə
breacher
ˈbriːtʃə
creature
ˈkriːtʃə
departure
dɪˈpɑːtʃə
feature
ˈfiːtʃə
future
ˈfjuːtʃə
lurcher
ˈlɜːtʃə
marcher
ˈmɑːtʃə
Nietzsche
ˈniːtʃə
nurture
ˈnɜːtʃə
preacher
ˈpriːtʃə
reacher
ˈriːtʃə
researcher
rɪˈsɜːtʃə
schoolteacher
ˈskuːlˌtiːtʃə
searcher
ˈsɜːtʃə
suture
ˈsuːtʃə
teacher
ˈtiːtʃə
torture
ˈtɔːtʃə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHICHA

chicalote
chicana
chicane
chicaner
chicaneries
chicanery
chicano
chiccories
chiccory
Chichagof Island
Chichester
Chichewa
chichi
Chichihaerh
chick
chick flick
chick lit
chickabiddies
chickabiddy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHICHA

a la plancha
amphitricha
bacha
bachcha
betcha
cancha
captcha
cha
cha-cha
cha-cha-cha
concha
datcha
gotcha
Halacha
kwacha
La Mancha
mocha
pacha
panocha
peritricha

Synonyms and antonyms of chicha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chicha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHICHA

Find out the translation of chicha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chicha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chicha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

希沙
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

chicha
570 millions of speakers

English

chicha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

chicha
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تشيتشا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Чичу
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chicha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

chicha
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chicha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Chicha
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chicha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チッチャ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

chicha
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Chicha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chicha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிச்சா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

chicha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chicha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Chicha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Чічу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chicha
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

chicha
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chicha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chicha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

chicha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chicha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICHA»

The term «chicha» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.366 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICHA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chicha

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHICHA»

Discover the use of chicha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chicha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cassava and chicha: bread and beer of the Amazonian Indians
About the author Linda Mowat graduated from the Institute of Archaeology in London and proceeded to the University of Leicester, where she obtained the Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies.
Linda Mowat, 1989
2
The South American Table: The Flavor and Soul of Authentic ...
Preparing a good chicha is considered an art, and many cooks take great pains to produce the best drink they can. Chicha can be prepared from many seeds, roots, or fruits, such as quinoa, peanuts, grapes, oca (page 427), and the berries of ...
Maria Baez Kijac, 2003
3
Math Matters, Book 3: An Integrated Approach
Based on the principles of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards, this textbook and supporting teacher materials offer opportunities for students to explore mathematics through cooperative learning, to infer mathematical ...
Chicha Lynch, Eugene Olmstead, 1995
4
Handbook of Indigenous Fermented Foods, Second Edition, ...
would increase the cost of the chicha and probably decrease its use among the very poor who need the additional nutritive value. More research should be done on the nutritional value of traditional chicha before changing the fermentation ...
Keith Steinkraus, 1995
5
Fermented Cereals: A Global Perspective
second boiling in order to increase the alcoholic content of the chicha. Forty pounds of pachucho yield approximately 7 gallons of chicha; and 100 pounds of shelled maize yields between 14 and 15 gallons of chicha (Steinkraus, 1996).
‎1999
6
Frommer's Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
On the top of this six-story. IT'S CHICHA time If you drive through the Ecuadorean countryside at night, you may notice a red light in a window or the doorway of a home, which usually means the owners are selling homemade chicha: a ...
Eliot Greenspan, 2011
7
Agricultural Gazette of New South Wales
The chicha baya is classified according to the species of grapes used, or the manner in which it has been made, into ordinary chicha, prime or special, muscatel, filtered, unfermented, champagne, concentrated chicha, &c, &c. We will offer ...
New South Wales. Dept. of Agriculture, 1900
8
The Cuisine of Cartagena de Indias: Legacy of the Spanish ...
o o p a o a c » o a ° o 0 ° Reope # 26 Pineapple chicha Peel pineapples, cut in chunks, add a little water, if desired, and run through electric blender 5train. Add sugar to taste and serve very cold. IKiTtH mixture through the cloth as possible.
Teresita Román de Zurek, 2001
9
Toasts with the Inca: Andean Abstraction and Colonial Images ...
The production of chicha as a commodity was increased through European technology, and because chicha increasingly functioned as a commodity, the quero, used to drink chicha, also became an object of commerce. Chicha and the Cost of ...
Thomas B. F. Cummins, 2002
10
The Kuna Gathering: Contemporary Village Politics in Panama
"Carry across the chicha really well for me," he said. And his kinsmen, after he left , were working with chicha. The sulup-tmnk spirits are swinging chicha. The kattepa shamans are swinging chicha. The mummupa shamans are swinging chicha ...
James Howe, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHICHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chicha is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So …
As for Tupac, he just keeps on making chicha-style murals. ... not been to Peru (or the festival), you may be wondering: What exactly is chicha? «NPR, Jul 15»
2
GOODS | “Chicha” To Host Mt. Pleasant Fiesta Of Peruvian Street …
Chicha restaurant is a modern Peruvian inspired tapas restaurant just west of Main on Broadway in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood. «Scout Magazine, Jul 15»
3
The Local Beat in Buenos Aires
Head to Calma Chicha, a one-stop shop with everything from cowhide rugs to submarino glasses, used for hot chocolate the Argentine way, ... «National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Jul 15»
4
"I can't deal with Man United anymore" - Fans react as deal is …
Thorpe gone. De Gea, Nani, Henriquez and RVP off too. Maybe Chicha. God we better pull our finger out and sign some players then. #MUFC. «Squawka Football News, Jul 15»
5
Body of Shopian Youth Fished Out, Unidentified Body Found in Leh
Fire broke out in the residential house of Ghulam Ahmad Kinoo son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Bandat Chicha M.R Gunj, resulting in ... «Kashmir Life, Jul 15»
6
What It's Like to Travel the Inca Road Today
The emperor was obligated to repay the workers not with money—the Inca didn't have currency—but with a stipend of clothing, chicha (fermented-corn beer) ... «Smithsonian, Jul 15»
7
Argentine City Aims to Stand Out With Rebellious Spirit (and Coke …
... here, equating fernet-fueled cuarteto concerts to the pre-Columbian tradition of drinking chicha, a crude corn beer, at religious ceremonies. «New York Times, Jul 15»
8
Which Peruvian Artists To See At The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Los Wembler's stayed busy during the 1970s and '80s, waned slightly, and recently made a comeback on the heels of a chicha revival. «WAMU 88.5, Jul 15»
9
Peru's Pitmasters Bury Their Meat In The Earth, Inca-Style
Now, you can go grab that beer, or the sweet fermented corn drink chicha as the oven to does its magic for one to two hours. Seasoning ... «WCAI, Jun 15»
10
What and where to eat near the Mall on the Fourth of July
Options: Pan con chicharrón (pork sandwich), tamales, papas rellenas (stuffed potato croquettes) and chicha morada (purple corn punch). «Washington Post, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Chicha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/chicha>. Aug 2019 ».
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