Definition of Quechuan

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: Kechuan
Derivative terms: Kechua, Kechuan, Quechua, Quechua
Partainyms: Quechua, Quechua, Quechua, Quechua

Definition of Quechuan

1. Adjective. Of, or pertaining, to the Quechua people or language. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quechuan

Quebec
Quebec Bridge
Quebec City
Quebec Sign Language
Quebecer
Quebecers
Quebecism
Quebecker
Quebeckers
Quebecois
Quebracho crested tinamou
Quebracho crested tinamous
Quechan
Quechua
Quechuan
Quechuan language
Queckenstedt
Queckenstedt's test
Queckenstedt-Stookey test
Queen's Counsel
Queen's English
Queen Anne
Queen Anne's Bounty
Queen Anne's lace
Queen Charlotte Islands
Queen Charlotte Sound
Queen City

Literary usage of Quechuan

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1. Man, Past and Present by Augustus Henry Keane (1899)
"Garcilaso himself tells us that when the fourth Inca, Mayta-Capac, first penetrated to the lake district, the sight of these structures struck his quechuan ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The quechuan stock, authors of the most remarkable of South American civilizations, according to their own traditions spread from ..."

3. The Literary History of Spanish America by Alfred Coester (1916)
"It was formerly believed that this play was a relic of a quechuan literature. The early Spanish historians, ..."

4. The Literary History of Spanish America by Alfred Coester (1916)
"It was formerly believed that this play was a relic of a quechuan literature. The early Spanish historians, ..."

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