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


  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


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

Romanization Edit


  1. Rōmaji transcription of ちゃや

Quechua Edit

Noun Edit


  1. baking, cooking

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Spanish Edit

Noun Edit

chaya f (plural chayas)

  1. chaya (tree)

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Verb Edit


  1. to drive