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Qui·ché

 (kē-chā′)
n. pl. Quiché or Qui·chés
1. A member of a Mayan people of Guatemala.
2. The Mayan language of the Quiché.

quiche

 (kēsh)
n.
A rich unsweetened custard pie, often containing ingredients such as vegetables, cheese, or seafood.

[French, from German dialectal Küche, diminutive of German Kuchen, cake; see kuchen.]

quiche

(kiːʃ)
n
(Cookery) an open savoury tart with a rich custard filling to which bacon, onion, cheese, etc, are added: quiche Lorraine.
[French, from German Kuchen cake]

quiche


(kēsh),
n.
a pie containing unsweetened custard baked with other ingredients, as cheese, meat, or onions.
[1945–50; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Quiche - a member of the Mayan people of south central Guatemala
Maya, Mayan - a member of an American Indian people of Yucatan and Belize and Guatemala who had a culture (which reached its peak between AD 300 and 900) characterized by outstanding architecture and pottery and astronomy; "Mayans had a system of writing and an accurate calendar"
2.quiche - a tart filled with rich unsweetened custard; often contains other ingredients (as cheese or ham or seafood or vegetables)
quiche Lorraine - quiche made with cheese and bacon
tart - a small open pie with a fruit filling
3.Quiche - the Mayan language spoken by the Quiche
Mayan language, Maya, Mayan - a family of American Indian languages spoken by Maya
Translations

quiche

[kiːʃ] Nquiche m

quiche

[ˈkiːʃ] nquiche f
a mushroom quiche → une quiche aux champignons

quiche

nQuiche f

quiche

[kiːʃ] nquiche f inv
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Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib' K'iche' TAaAeAeAitulos: "The Tit and Proof of Our Ancestors"
She is a chief of the Council of K'iche' Peoples in "defense of life, mother nature and the planet," and has continuously fought for the right of Indigenous people for&nbsp;self-determination, with a focus on the role of women in the movement against resource extraction.
Sus cuentos, poemas y ensayos han aparecido en diversas antologias en Africa, Argentina, Brasil, Espana, Estados Unidos, Guatemala, Nicaragua, los cuales han sido traducidos al aleman, esperanto, hebreo, ingles, italiano, portugues, turco, mixteco, zapoteco y k'iche'.
The child of farmers took up farming with the Tz'utujil, related to Guatemala's K'iche' Maya indigenous people.
com)-- More than 50 women artisans in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala have partnered with the local Fair Trade organization, Y'abal to share their ancient weaving traditions (Y'abal, meaning "hope" in the k'iche' language was the word chosen by the women weavers).
En 2010, el academico maya k'iche' Emilio del Valle Escalante publico una antologia de la poesia maya guatemalteca titulada Uk 'u 'x kaj, uk 'u 'x ulew: Antologia de poesia maya guatemalteca contemporanea.
While writing it down on the board and requesting emphatically that the students take notes, she continues, "there was only one language for the Maya but little by little they were separating themselves and from that proto Maya derived all other languages, Mam, the Q'anjobal language, the Ixil language, the K'iche' language.
En los imperios de los incas y de la Triple Alianza, como tambien en los territorios k'iche', tz'utujil (los dos se ubican en la actual Guatemala) y tseltal (hoy Chiapas), la sociedad se dividia entre los vasallos que cumplian con sus obligaciones tributarias, y los nobles y senores, exentos del tributo, que se beneficiaban de los bienes y trabajo que se les entregaban.
En ese sentido, vale senalar como ejemplo ampliamente ilustrativo, todo lo que nos indigno durante las elecciones de 2015 en Mexico el bochornoso espectaculo que protagonizo la companera Rigoberta Menchu, mujer indigena k'iche' de Guatemala, defensora de los derechos de los pueblos y Nobel de Paz, quien fue pagada por el Instituto Nacional Electoral-INE para que viniera a legitimar unas elecciones historicamente corruptas y amanadas, pero ademas se atrevio a cuestionar publicamente las acciones que realizaban los 43 normalistas de Ayotzinapa cuando fueron desaparecidos, implicando que existia alguna responsabilidad de estos, que justificara de alguna manera este hecho criminal.
Among the K'iche' in Guatemala, divination starts by placing the largest crystal of a bunch of small stones and seeds at the center of the table, called ilol, literally the "seer" (51).
No obstante, ese punto de referencia solo marca uno mas de los hechos primordiales que forman parte del porvenir ciclico del tiempo, ya que para el caso de los mexica y maya k'iche' se documentan "creaciones" previas a esta ultima en que surge el ser humano.
In an attempt to destroy existing modes of thought, almost all indigenous Central American texts, except for the Chilam Balam, The Maya Rabinal Achi and the K'iche' Popol Vuh, were systematically destroyed in book burnings by European missionaries, who considered indigenous systems of thought to be idolatrous (Stehn, n.