chaya

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See also: Chaya and chāyā

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Japanese 茶屋 (chaya).

Noun[edit]

chaya (plural chayas)

  1. A teahouse in Japan.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish chaya.

Noun[edit]

chaya

  1. A large, fast-growing leafy perennial Mexican shrub which is popular in Mexico and Central America as a leafy vegetable, cooked and eaten like spinach, from species Cnidoscolus aconitifolius or Cnidoscolus chayamansa.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Hebrew חַיָּה(khayá, alive).

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Noun[edit]

chaya

  1. (Judaism) One of the cabalistic aspects of the soul, related to the personality.
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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

chaya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ちゃや

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

chaya

  1. baking, cooking

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

chaya f (plural chayas)

  1. chaya (tree)