Origin of Inca
OTHER WORDS FROM IncaIn·ca·ic [ing-key-ik, in-], /ɪŋˈkeɪ ɪk, ɪn-/, adjectiveIncan, noun, adjectivepseudo-Incan, adjective, noun
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Spanish written accounts described the widespread use of coca leaves during Inca rites of passage.A special brew may have calmed Inca children headed for sacrifice|Bruce Bower|May 13, 2022|Science News
Valdez suspects Ampato mountain was originally called Qampato, a word meaning toad in the Inca language.A special brew may have calmed Inca children headed for sacrifice|Bruce Bower|May 13, 2022|Science News
I thought mostly about llamas, the camelids first domesticated by the Inca in the high-altitude Andean mountains some 5,000 years ago, a calm and gentle beast of burden whose presence delighted our children and eased the weight on our backs.‘Llama therapy’ in the wilds of Yellowstone National Park|Mary Winston Nicklin|October 8, 2021|Washington Post
On the same train is 19-year-old Renata Flores, an artist who became famous for singing modern songs in her native Quechua, the language of the Inca empire that is still spoken in modern-day Peru.Latin America Is Defining the New Cool|Josefina Salomon|September 26, 2021|Ozy
The animals also provided meat and carried goods over some 25,000 miles of Inca roads.Llamas Are Having A Moment In The US, But They’ve Been Icons In South America For Millennia|LGBTQ-Editor|December 19, 2020|No Straight News
How did the Inca get giant blocks of stone up mountains 500 years ago without the use of wheels?The Real-Life Raiders of the Lost Ark|Alex Belth|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Especially when the leader in question is that Inca of Incas, the president of the United States.What the Rest of the World Thinks of America’s Shutdown||October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Among the Inca, quinoa was known as “chisaya mama” or “the mother grain,” and was treated with ritual ceremony.The Perfect Quinoa|Cookstr.com|February 2, 2010|DAILY BEAST
It was the case in Peru, where the Inca was the direct representative on earth of the solar deity.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
The high priest was second in dignity only to the Inca, and he was generally closely related to this ruler.
Blasphemy against the sun was considered as bad as treason against the Inca, and both were punished with death.
The registers were always submitted to the perusal of the Inca, and, subsequently, kept in the capital.
What reasons actuated the Inca we have no means of ascertaining.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady