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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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Esta produccion estadunidense y mexicana esta hablada en espanol, ingles y k'iche' maya.
Otras lenguas que tambien se hablan en la entidad son el lacandon, tojolabal, q'atok, Q'anjob'al, Akateko, Jakalteko, Chuj, K'iche', Teko, Mam (INALI 2008).
The K'iche' Maya text Popol Vuh discusses a Kulkulkan-like figure, there called Tohil, who led the K'iche' people out of Tulan (Tollan) and to their eventual home in the highlands.
Part of the problem was that she didn't speak Spanish, but K'iche, a language indigenous to Guatemala.
Its founder Alicia, a K'iche' Maya woman from Guatemala's western highlands, learned women's social promotion as a youth through participation in programs led by foreign nuns.
(2) By the mid-sixteenth century, Maya K'iche scribes had already drafted a written rendition of their ancestral stories of origin in the Popol Wuj to preserve them during a period of extreme duress.
Y cuando la encuentra, resulta que hablan lenguas distintas, el q'eqchi y ella k'iche. La pelicula es sencilla, sin propuesta de exotismo ni de embellecimiento y su tema fundamental no solo es la recuperacion de la memoria, la sanacion de las heridas nacionales y la reunificacion familiar, sino la imposibilidad de construir una Guatemala homogenea.
Asimismo, se despejan estereotipos anclados en estas creaciones, empezando por el hecho de que asumirse maya no necesariamente implica hablar una de las lenguas originarias como el k'iche' o el q'eqchi'.
98% of the population belong to the ethnic group Maya k'iche' (Consejo Departamental de Desarrollo del departamento de Totonicapan, 2011).
Land, Politics, and Memory in Five Nija'ib' K'iche' TAaAeAeAitulos: "The Tit and Proof of Our Ancestors"