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Quechua open dictionary

Welcome to the largest Quechua educational and research project on the Internet. This open and editable dictionary aims to offer a tool where, on the one hand, users broaden knowledge about the different meanings that each of the words and expressions of Quechua can adopt. And, on the other hand, give the same community the ability to expand the database with new words, unknown or unregistered, or expand the different meanings that can adopt the existing words. For identical words and according to which country of the world we move, it is very frequent to find completely different uses, that is why, once the official definition is mentioned, the dictionary allows users to expand it with new meanings or nuances. In short, a dictionary edited by users and for users. Daily among all the meanings uploaded by users will select one of them as word, expression or theme of the day. This meaning will appear on the home page just after this presentation for at least 24 hours. Finally, we have made the project extensible to words from other languages ??or disciplines, you can access these dictionaries through the drop-down that appears next to the search box and the operation is identical to the main dictionary. Hoping that the use of the dictionary is to his liking we say goodbye.

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How has the dictionary evolved?

First of all, we want to thank all the collaborators for their help, since without them and them this project would not be possible. Since the ship sailed there in 2010 we have received a total of 478 Contributions to define 352 different words or expressions that have consulted more than 100,000 readers and have directly helped 0 people who asked the dictionary for a word that was not Registered therein.

Meaning of the day



Mikuy = Eat, foodMikuyta = Eating, food


New Meanings collected in the dictionary



It is a variant of ñuro or lluro ("which has ñaras, scars, which is bitten with smallpox").


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


The name given to each family group in an indigenous community in the Andean region. Family, family group, lineage, kinship.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It means that itches, very spicy, spicy. Name of a spicy sauce from Bolivia, made with locotos (chili pepper) and tomatoes.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is a word of the Quechua language that means to order the making of a dress, to send to make a dress.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is a word from the Quechua language. It means avalanche, landslide, landslide. It can also mean walking by dragging your feet.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is a word of the Quechua language that means ring, hoop, ring. Ring.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It is a word of the Quechua language that means to sew, to join with strands of thread the s fabrics. make dresses.


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez


It means doing justice, sentencing, determining the end of a conflict. Resolve a conflict, altercation or litigation.


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