Inca
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The plural of “Inca” is “Incas” or “Inca.”
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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Inca
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. incaico(a), inca
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inca
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inca(
eeng
-
kah
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to Incas)
a. Incan
El imperio inca se extendía a lo largo de los AndesThe Incan empire extended along the Andes in South America.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (member of an indigenous people of South America)
a. Inca
Los incas fueron conquistados por los españoles.The Incas were conquered by the Spaniards.
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