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For me, politeness is a sine qua non of civilization.
Robert A. Heinlein

Meaning of "qua" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QUA

From Latin, ablative singular (feminine) of qui who.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF QUA

qua  [kweɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Qua is a preposition.
The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES QUA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

qua

Lam Qua

Lam Qua, or Kwan Kiu Cheong, was a Chinese painter from the Canton province in Qing Dynasty China, who specialized in Western-style portraits intended largely for Western clients. Lam Qua was the first Chinese portrait painter to be exhibited in the West. He is known for his medical portraiture, and for his portraits of Western and Chinese merchants in Canton and Macau. He had a workshop in 'New China Street' among the Thirteen Factories in Canton. In the 1820s, Lam Qua is said by some contemporaries to have studied with George Chinnery, the first English painter to settle in China - although Chinnery himself denied this. Lam Qua became well-known and skilled in Chinnery's style of portraiture. He developed a following among the international community, and undercut Chinnery's prices. Lam Qua at work. From 1836 to 1855, Lam Qua produced a series of medical portraits of patients under treatment with physician Peter Parker, a medical missionary from the United States. Parker commissioned Lam Qua to paint pre-operative portraits of patients who had large tumors or other major deformities.

Definition of qua in the English dictionary

The definition of qua in the dictionary is in the capacity of; by virtue of being.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUA


anyway
ˈɛnɪˌweɪ
away
əˈweɪ
Broadway
ˈbrɔːdˌweɪ
castaway
ˈkɑːstəˌweɪ
Conway
ˈkɒnˌweɪ
driveway
ˈdraɪvˌweɪ
gateway
ˈɡeɪtˌweɪ
getaway
ˈɡɛtəweɪ
giveaway
ˈɡɪvəˌweɪ
highway
ˈhaɪˌweɪ
midway
ˈmɪdˌweɪ
Norway
ˈnɔːˌweɪ
parkway
ˈpɑːkˌweɪ
pathway
ˈpɑːθˌweɪ
railway
ˈreɪlˌweɪ
runway
ˈrʌnˌweɪ
segue
ˈsɛɡweɪ
subway
ˈsʌbˌweɪ
way
weɪ
weigh
weɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUA

quaalude
quack
quack doctor
quack grass
quack-quack
quacker
quackeries
quackery
quackish
quacksalver
quacksalving
quacky
quad
quad bike
quad-band
quad.
quadded
quadding
quadplay

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUA

Aconcagua
Antigua
aqua
atua
aua
Capua
chautauqua
Chihuahua
continua
Joshua
lingua
Managua
mantua
Nicaragua
Padua
Papua
Quechua
Rancagua
Rotorua
ua

Synonyms and antonyms of qua in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «qua» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUA

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

Translator English - Chinese

QUA
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

qua
570 millions of speakers

English

qua
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

योग्यता के रूप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غنى عنه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

условием
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

qua
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পদাধিকারবলে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

en tant que
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Qua
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

qua
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

資格で
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

...로서
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nggoleki
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

qua
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குவா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıfatıyla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in quanto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

qua
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

умовою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

qua
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

qua
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

qua
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

qua
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

qua
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of qua

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUA»

The term «qua» is very widely used and occupies the 667 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «qua» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «qua» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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8 QUOTES WITH «QUA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word qua.
1
Warren Bennis
Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person.
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Noah Feldman
Marriage is the most obvious public practice about which information is readily available. When combined with the traditional Jewish concern for continuity and self-preservation - itself only intensified by the memory of the Holocaust - marriage becomes the sine qua non of social membership in the modern Orthodox community.
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Robert A. Heinlein
For me, politeness is a sine qua non of civilization.
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Arthur Laffer
Sound money is the sine qua non of a prosperous society.
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Janet Malcolm
Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation.
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Will Self
Television is the same as the telephone, and the same as the World Wide Web for that matter. People who become obsessed by the peculiarities of these communications media have simply failed to adjust to the shock of the old. People who bleat on about the 'artistic' potential of television qua television are equally deluded.
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Benjamin Whorf
But in due course it became evident that not only a physical situation qua physics, but the meaning of that situation to people, was sometimes a factor, through the behavior of people, in the start of a fire.
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Janet Yellen
A clear lesson of history is that a 'sine qua non' for sustained economic recovery following a financial crisis is a thoroughgoing repair of the financial system.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUA»

Discover the use of qua in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to qua and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Qua
The thesis develops this understanding of the logic, and, in its final section, deploys it formally.
Dwayne F. Raymond, 2006
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The Road to Qua Qua Farm
The Road to Qua Qua Farm is an inspirational story of a young couple living on a hippie commune in the early 1970's. Together with a small band of Hippies from Boston, they moved to the back woods of Nova Scotia.
Kathleen J. Perry, 2010
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Sino-Christian Theology: A Theological Qua Cultural Movement ...
The present volume aims to provide a self-explaining sketch of the historical development of this theological as well as cultural movement.
Pan-Chiu Lai, Jason Lam, 2010
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Brand environment design
This book features a survey of eighteen years of work and clearly and illuminates Qua's talent for bringing brands of life.
Jim Smith, Qua Associates, 2004
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A complete and universal English dictionary
QUA'KERS,/ [so called from th» extra- Ordinary agitations they are under when moved, as they fay, by the spirit] a religious sect that arose durinc the interregnum > and sounded by George Fox. Their particular tenets are built on Scripture ...
James Barclay (curate of Edmonton.), 1792
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Source listing of OMNITAB II program
SUBROUTINE GQUAD QUA 10 c VERSION 5.00 GQUAD 5/15/70 QUA 20 c WRITTEN BY DAVID HOGBEN SEL, NBS. 8/18/69. QUA 30 COMMON /BLOCKD/ IARGS(100) ,KIND(100) ,ARGTAB(100) ,NRMAX ,NROW,NCOL ,NQUA 40 1ARGS ...
Sally T. Peavy, Ruth N. Varner, David Hogben, 1971
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Qua Aeschylvs Arte in Prometheo Fabvla Diverbia Composverit
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Ribbeck Otto, 2009
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An Explanatory Discourse by Tan Chet-Qua of Quang-Chew-Fu, Gent
The severity of our criticism at first disconcerted poor Chet-qua, who remained silent, and in apparent confusion; but, after a short pause, he reassumed his usual good humour, his countenance cleared up, he arose, bowed to the company, ...
William Chambers, 1978
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Apologia Danielis Hofmanni, Missa Ad Theodorum Bezam, Qua to ...
... prodis quod mihi re/póñderenefci- as , nifi periiersè agas. Ego certe nun« quam dix! propriam efle locutionem, qua: inufitata eft , Etfi quod re famfa uet , multis contendam. Pr«eterej contra te Béza, vrfî & inculco ad, naufeaffl vlq; difcrimen inter ...
Daniel Hofmann, 1586
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English-Latin Lexicon, Prepared to Accompany Leverett's ...
Se lia tus populusque Нотация. QUA (from the ablat. of qui, que, quod) adv. se. parte, OR that tide where. — Hence for ubi, vhcrt. Cic. Ad uiiines aditus qua adiré poterat. Atpos. Due vis qua ad hibernacula posset perveniri. — Hence, Qua ...
Frederick Percival Leverett, Jacobo Facciolati, Egidio Forcellini, 1838

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term qua is used in the context of the following news items.
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Veteran Denver MC Koo Qua Is Also a Student, Artist and More
Niquasia Waddles (aka Koo Qua) is no rookie when it comes to the Westword Music Showcase. She started her career a decade ago, when she was in her early ... «Westword, Jun 15»
2
SEA Games 5000m (Women): Indonesia take gold and silver as …
Singapore National Stadium, Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — Singapore's Qua Bi Qi finished 10th in the women's 5000m race, which saw Indonesia take both the gold ... «Red Sports, Jun 15»
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Nigerian Qua Iboe May crude loadings fall to 367742 b/d from April's …
Loadings of Nigeria's flagship Qua Iboe crude oil blend in May are set to be unchanged month on month at 11.40 million barrels in 12 cargoes, according to a ... «Platts, Mar 15»
4
Oando Energy Resources announces production increase from Qua
We hope the Qua Iboe field will follow in the footsteps of our successful Ebendo field, where production has increased from 900bopd (gross) at inception to over ... «Daily Sun, Mar 15»
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Sine Qua Non Wines Treated as Masterpieces
Collectors, possibly worried about the future of Sine Qua Non, bid stunning prices last weekend, including what might have been the most expensive bottle of ... «Wine-Searcher, Dec 14»
6
Meet your Omaha Mammoths: Cornerback Qua Cox
Qua Cox, is a feisty 5' 11” Cornerback who hails from Jackson State, Mississippi. He was drafted as a free agent by the Indianapolis Colts in May of 2014 ... «Husker Corner, Nov 14»
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Sine Qua Non's Manfred Krankl seriously injured in motorcycle …
Cult winemaker Manfred Krankl, whose Central Coast label Sine Qua Non is one of the most sought-after in the United States, was in a serious motorcycle wreck ... «Los Angeles Times, Sep 14»
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Sine Qua Non's Krankl Recovering After Crash
Sine Qua Non owner and winemaker Manfred Krankl will make a full recovery from the injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash two weeks ago, his wife ... «Wine-Searcher, Sep 14»
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Colts waive former JSU's Qua Cox
Former Jackson State cornerback Qua Cox was among the 11 players cut by the Indianapolis Colts Monday morning. With the move, the Colts bring their roster ... «Jackson Clarion Ledger, Aug 14»
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12 Barrels of Crude Lost in Qua Iboe Incident, Says Mobil
Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC/MPN) joint venture, has stated that only 12 barrels of ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 14»

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