Definition of Kechuan

1. Noun. The language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to the Quechua or their language.
Exact synonyms: Quechuan
Derivative terms: Kechua, Quechua, Quechua
Partainyms: Quechua, Quechua, Quechua, Quechua

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kechuan

Keara
Kearney
Kearns
Kearns-Sayre syndrome
Keating-Hart
Keating-Hart's method
Keaton
Keatonesque
Keats
Keatsian
Keavy
Keb
Kebecois
Keble
Kechua
Kechuan (current term)
Kecskemét
Kedah
Kedaung Kali Angke
Keddie
Keddy
Keegan
Keeley
Keelin
Keelung
Keen
Keen's operation
Keen's sign
Keene
Keene's cement

Literary usage of Kechuan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1903)
"Dr. Patron says, " Leprosy has remained an unknown thing to the native born of Peru, as is evidenced by the lack of a word for leprosy in the Kechuan and ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"He aims to demonstrate from proper names that it is not Kechuan in its affinities. His arguments are drawn from a full investigation of existing fragments ..."

3. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"... or Kechuan family, including the Aymaran, occupied a strip of upland two thousand miles long on the Pacific slope of South America, all parts of which ..."

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