Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KWAH-wahr(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

English rendering of a Takic name (alternatively Kwawar or Kwauwar), of unknown meaning. In the mythology of the Mission Indians of southern California, Quaoar was a creator god also known as Chinigchinix. A dwarf planet in the outer solar system was named for him in 2002.


Entry added December 7, 2022