Definitions for qua
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word qua
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
as; as being; in the character or capacity of:
The work of art qua art can be judged by aesthetic criteria only.
Category: Foreign Term
Origin of qua:
1640–50; < L quā (viā) lit., by which (way) or quā (parte) by which (part)
In the capacity of.
in the capacity of
Origin: From qua.
in so far as; in the capacity or character of; as
Qua is a musician and a film score composer.
Translations for qua
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the part of a plant that produces the seed, especially when eaten as food
The fruit of the vine is the grape.
- frutaPortuguese (BR)
- die FruchtGerman
- καρπός, φρούτοGreek
- plod, voćeCroatian
- مېوه، حاصل، نتيجه، ګټه ثمره مېوه وركونه، حاصلPashto
- плод; фруктыRussian
- 水果Chinese (Trad.)
- 水果Chinese (Simp.)
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