What does quijada mean?

Definitions for quijada
qui·ja·da

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quijada.


Did you actually mean quite A or quickest?

Freebase

  1. Quijada

    The jawbone is a percussion instrument consisting of the lower jawbone of a donkey, horse or zebra. The jawbone is dried out and the teeth loosened. When struck with the hand, the teeth rattle, producing a powerful buzzing sound. The playing technique involves striking the large end of the jaw with the palm, or a beater is used to strike the teeth or bone and pulled along the teeth which act as a rasp. These ingredients provide the basis for a wide variety of combinations and rhythms. In Spanish the jawbone is called quijada. It is one of the main instruments used by Afro-Peruvian musical ensembles and is used in many other Latin American cultures, like Candombe of Argentina, in sounds of Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, as well as Mexican music by Son Jarocho and "Costa Chica" music. The jawbone provided the inspiration for the vibraslap.

How to pronounce quijada?

How to say quijada in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quijada in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quijada in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of quijada

  1. quijada


Translations for quijada

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for quijada »

Translation

Find a translation for the quijada definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these quijada definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "quijada." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 28 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/quijada>.

    Are we missing a good definition for quijada? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the official who holds an office
    • A. contagious
    • B. incumbent
    • C. elusive
    • D. eminent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for quijada: