qua [ kwey, kwah ]
1. as; as being; in the character or capacity of: The work of art qua art can be judged by aesthetic criteria only.
Origin: 1640–50; < Latin qua feminine ablative singular of qui who
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUA
Nihil tamen a matrice alienatur a qua proprietates suas ducit.
HISTORY OF DOGMA, VOLUME 2 (OF 7)|ADOLPH HARNACK
Qua describitur autoris navigatio, quæque in mari vidit memoriæ prodenda: Villegagnonis in America gesta, etc.
THE RISE OF THE HUGENOTS, VOL. 1 (OF 2)|HENRY MARTYN BAIRD
A sister is a creature whose very property and tendency (qua sister) is to alienate herself, not to gather round your centre.
THE UNCOLLECTED WRITINGS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 2|THOMAS DE QUINCEY
They hated Englishmen, qua Englishmen, and made no secret of it.
IRELAND AS IT IS|ROBERT JOHN BUCKLEY (AKA R.J.B.)
When I say “we,” I mean mankind generally, for things may exist qua one man and not qua another.
THE NOTE-BOOKS OF SAMUEL BUTLER|SAMUEL BUTLER
Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.