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Meaning of "Quechuan" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUECHUAN

Quechuan  [ˈketʃwən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUECHUAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quechuan is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES QUECHUAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quechuan languages

Quechuan /ˈkɛtʃwən/, also known as runa simi, is a Native South American language family spoken primarily in the Andes, derived from a common ancestral language. It is the most widely spoken language family of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with a total of probably some 8 million to 10 million speakers.

Definition of Quechuan in the English dictionary

The definition of Quechuan in the dictionary is of or relating to a group of South American Indian peoples of the Andes, including the Incas. Other definition of Quechuan is of or relating to the language or family of languages spoken by the Quechuan peoples.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUECHUAN


ajwan
ˈædʒwən
Kechuan
ˈkɛtʃwən
Namaquan
nəˈmɑːkwən
Quichuan
ˈkɪtʃwən
Saskatchewan
sæsˈkætʃɪwən
seawan
ˈsiːwən
sewan
ˈsiːwən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUECHUAN

Quebec
Quebecer
Quebecker
quebracho
Quechua
queen
Queen Anne´s Bounty
Queen Anne´s lace
Queen Anne´s War
queen bee
Queen Charlotte Islands
queen consort
queen dowager
Queen Elizabeth Islands
queen it
Queen Mab
Queen Maud Land
Queen Maud Range

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUECHUAN

Antiguan
Assouan
Assuan
Don Juan
duan
gargantuan
guan
Kairouan
Labuan
lauan
Nicaraguan
San Juan
Sichuan
Siouan
Szechuan
Taiyuan
tuan
Tuvaluan
Yinchuan
yuan

Synonyms and antonyms of Quechuan in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Quechuan» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUECHUAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

盖丘亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

quechua
570 millions of speakers

English

Quechuan
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Quechuan
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Quechuan
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кечуа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Quechuan
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Quechuan
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quechua
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Quechuan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Quechua
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Quechuan
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Quechuan
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quechuan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Quechuan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Quechuan
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्वेचुआन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Quechuan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Quechuan
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Quechuan
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кечуа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Quechuan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Quechuan
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Quechuan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Quechuan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Quechuan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Quechuan

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUECHUAN»

The term «Quechuan» is normally little used and occupies the 148.439 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Quechuan
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUECHUAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Quechuan» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Quechuan» 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 Quechuan

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUECHUAN»

Discover the use of Quechuan in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Quechuan and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Historical Linguistics
Fax Fax Fax cax Fax Fax 'pine' 64. c'ax c'ax c'ax — c'ax c'ax 'to wash' 65. c'ay c'ay c'ay é'ay — — 'to hit' Exercise 5.9 Quech uan Quechuan is a family of several languages spoken in the Andes region of South America, with varieties found in ...
Lisa Purse, Lyle Campbell, 2013
2
Atlas of Languages of Intercultural Communication in the ...
Quechua-Aymara relations The relations obtaining between the Quechuan and Aymaran (also called Jagi or Aru) language families are the result of a virtually unique linguistic symbiosis, which may have begun more than two millennia ago.
Stephen Adolphe Wurm, Peter Mühlhäusler, Darrell T. Tyron, 1996
3
A Typology of Verbal Borrowings
... Aztecan Romance Bodic Oceanic Quechuan Quechuan Quechuan Quechuan Quechuan Quechuan Quechuan Oceanic Pama-Nyungan Rama Indic Indic Indic Indic Indic Indic Indic Romance Maban Oceanic Romance Slavic Nambikuaran ...
Jan Wohlgemuth, 2009
4
The Indigenous Languages of South America: A Comprehensive Guide
Most recently, a different scenario has emerged as the expansion of Quechuan was attributed to the centralized state of Huari (AD 500–900), with its capital just north of the modern inland town of Ayacucho. Opinions vary as to whether Huari  ...
Lyle Campbell, Verónica Grondona, 2012
5
The Grace of God
Zimmerman is a missionary to the Quechuan Indians in Cochabamba, Bolivia. He and his wife, Peggy were giving a presentation concerning their ministry with the Quechuan Indians. The Quechuan are the descendants of the Inca Indians.
David E. Clarke, 2008
6
American Indian Languages
Proto-Quechuan's inventory of reconstructed sounds is: /p, t, c, c, k, q, s, s (s), h, m , n, ny, r, 1* w, y; i, a, u/ (Cerron-Palomino 1987:128). Some linguists also reconstruct a series of glot- talized and aspirated stops and affricates, though many ...
Lyle Campbell, 1997
7
Perception and Cognition in Language and Culture
Quechuan mirative. So far, most examples found in the literature belong to the narrative genre, but there are no indications that the interpreta- tion of the mirative category in interactive contexts would be noticeably different. the Quechuan ...
Alexandra Aikhenvald, Anne Storch, 2013
8
Pre-Columbian America: Empires of the New World
Chuño is the name popularly used for processed tubers, but a rich vocabulary for tubers exists in the Quechuan (Andean) languages: there is a separate term for each plant and for each mode of preparation. Chuño cannot be made where a ...
Kathleen Kuiper, 2010
9
Subordination in Native South-American Languages
(9) Coastal Peruvian Quechua [Quechuan] a. ñoca alli ca-pti-i different subject adverbial I good be-ss-1sg 'when I am good' b. cam alli ca-pti-iqui you good be- ds-2sg 'when you are good' As a matter of fact, Domingo de Santo Tomás does not ...
Rik van Gijn, Katharina Haude, Pieter Muysken, 2011
10
Aspect and Aspectual Interfaces in South Conchucos Quechua: ...
CONT in SCQ) LIM -kama limitative case in many Quechuan languages LOC -pi locative in non-Central Quechua NOM -y nominalizer (infinitive) in Pastaza Quechua OUT -rqu, -ru directional outward in many Quechuan languages OUT - qla ...
Daniel J. Hintz, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUECHUAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Quechuan is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Cannery Row's Jerkyville stocks exotic (and insanely hot) dried meats.
Welcome to Jerkyville, which sells jerky – a word derived from the Quechuan people of the Andes, South America, to describe an important way to preserve vital ... «Monterey County Weekly, Jul 15»
2
New Peruvian Restaurant in Forest Hills Boasts Pisco Bar
Yui, currently a Rego Park resident, named it La Coya, which in Quechuan, one of the languages spoken in Peru, means "queen." "I come from a family of very ... «DNAinfo, Jul 15»
3
Montes plants vineyard near Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu means “old peak” in Quechuan. Archaeologists believe the site was build as an estate for the Incan emperor Pachacuti in the mid-15th century. «The Drinks Business, Jun 15»
4
USTOA Launches Travel Together Promotion for Peru
... exploring a range of experiences including a spiritual cleansing ceremony conducted by a Quechuan shaman, a ceviche cooking lesson, a demonstration of ... «TravelPulse, Jun 15»
5
Bucket List Travel: Machu Picchu
There are two ways to visit Machu Picchu: hike the Inca Trail, or take the train between the city of Cusco or the nearby Quechuan town of Ollantaytambo to Aguas ... «Gothamist, May 15»
6
EXCHANGE: Passion for others takes woman around world
Translation from their native language to English and back to the Quechuan language, in many cases was needed. After graduating medical school, Whitaker ... «Washington Times, Apr 15»
7
Guatemala, Peru Hotels Offering Packages Celebrating Mayan and …
Pachamanc, a Quechuan term, refers to a hole dug in the ground, or an earth oven, filled with heated stones. These man-made kilns, traditional among Andean ... «TravelPulse, Feb 15»
8
Brooklyn's Ayahuasca Guru
Tekina denounced Judaism immediately following his father's death, but he uses this relic each time he leads the indigenous Quechuan ceremony in an unlikely ... «Roads and Kingdoms, Jan 15»
9
Royal Blood's Debut Album Takes Home the Award for Best Vinyl Art …
(Pachamama is a Quechuan word for “Earth Mother.”) Hillier's work on Royal Blood's album — along with 50 other albums boasting the best artwork of the year ... «Diffuser.fm, Jan 15»
10
Royal Blood named Best Art Vinyl 2014
Pachamama is a Quechuan word meaning World Mother, or Earth Mother. "We are in desperate need of rediscovering our respect for her. Pachamama is ... «Gigwise, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Quechuan [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/quechuan>. Jul 2021 ».
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