Quechua

Some articles on quechua:

Southern Quechua - Bibliography
... Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo (1994) Quechua sureño, diccionario unificado quechua–castellano, castellano–quechua ... Antonio Cusihuamán (1976) Diccionario Quechua Cuzco-Collao ...
Southern Quechua - Dialects
... Dialects are Ayacucho Quechua, Cuzco Quechua, Puno Quechua (Callao Quechua), North Bolivian Quechua (Apolo Quechua), and South Bolivian Quechua ... Santiagueño Quechua in Argentina is divergent, and appears to derive from a mix of dialects, including South Bolivian ... The most salient distinction between Ayacucho Quechua and the others is that it lacks the aspirated (tʃʰ, pʰ, tʰ, kʰ, qʰ) and ejective (tʃʼ, pʼ, tʼ, kʼ, qʼ) series ...
Cusco Quechua
... Cusco Quechua is a dialect of the Southern Quechua language, spoken in city and the department of Cusco ... It is the Quechua variety used by the Academia Mayor de la Lengua Quechua in Cusco, which also prefers the Spanish-based five-vowel alphabet ...
Caraz - Etymology
... One possibility is that it derives from the quechua word KGARA-PUNCU, meaning "leather door", as the doors in Caraz were once covered with leather ... maintains that the name comes from the quechua word KALLASH meaning sterile and without vegetation ... Another possibility is that it comes from the quechua word KJARAS, referring to the magüey plants found in the area ...
List Of Bolivia-related Topics - Bolivian Culture - Languages of Bolivia
... Arawakan languages Ayacucho Quechua Aymara language Barbacoan languages Guaraní language Itonama language Plautdietsch Puquina language Quechua Qusqu-Qullaw Saraveca South ...

More definitions of "Quechua":

  • (noun): A member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire.
    Synonyms: Kechua