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"Incan" is an adjective which is often translated as "inca", and "Inca" is an adjective which is also often translated as "inca". Learn more about the difference between "Incan" and "Inca" below.
Incan
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Incaic origin)
a. inca
While exploring Peru, Jacob heard an Incan legend about a network of tunnels from Bolivia to Ecuador.Cuando exploraba Perú, Jacob escuchó una leyenda inca sobre una red de túneles que iban de Bolivia a Ecuador.
b. incaico
After studying Incan art and architecture all year, the class took a trip to Machu Picchu.Después de estudiar el arte y la arquitectura incaicos durante el año, la clase hizo un viaje a Machu Picchu.
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Inca(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Incaic origin)
a. inca
The Inca empire was the largest political organization in the Americas before the arrival of the Spanish.El imperio inca fue la mayor organización política de las Américas antes de la llegada de los españoles.
b. incaico
Juan went to Peru to study Inca architecture.Juan fue a Perú para estudiar la arquitectura incaica.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (member of an indigenous people of South America)
a. el inca
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la inca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Pizarro was keenly interested in getting his hands on the Incas' gold and silver.Pizarro estaba muy interesado en apoderarse del oro y de la plata de los incas.
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