Quechua languages
Quechuan /ˈkɛtʃwən/, also known as runa simi ("people's language"), is a Native American language language family spoken primarily in the Andes region of South America, derived from a common ancestral...
Quechua languages - Wikipedia
Quechua alphabet
The Quechua alphabet is based on the Latin alphabet. It is used to write Quechua languages.
The number of letters employed in the Quechua alphabet highly depends on the Quechua dialect. However, ...
Southern Quechua
Southern Quechua (Spanish: quechua sureño), or simply Quechua, is the most widely spoken of the major regional groupings of mutually intelligible dialects within the Quechua language family, with ...
Southern Quechua - Wikipedia
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 p...
Jerky
Jerky is lean meat that has been trimmed of fat, cut into strips, and then dried to prevent spoilage. Normally, this drying includes the addition of salt, to prevent bacteria from developing on the me...
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Puma (genus)
Puma is a member of Felidae that contains the cougar (also known as the puma, among other names) and the jaguarundi, and may also include several poorly known Old World fossil representatives (for exa...
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Yauyos–Chincha Quechua
Yauyos–Chincha Quechua or Yauyos Quechua is a dialect cluster of Quechua, spoken in the Yauyos and Chincha districts of Peru. There are numerous dialects: in Yauyos, San Pedro de Huacarpana, Apurí, Ma...
Media Lengua
This audio clip is a brief sample of the Media Lengua language spoken in Pijal, Imbabura, Ecuador. The recording was produced during an elicitation session where the speaker was asked to orally tran...
Wanka Quechua
Wanka Quechua is a variety of the Quechua language, spoken in the southern part of Peruvian region of Junín by the Huancas.Wanka Quechua belongs to Quechua I, like Ancash Quechua. It has about 300,000...
Wanka Quechua - Wikipedia
Cusco–Collao Quechua
Cusco–Collao (Spanish, also Cuzco–Collao) or Qusqu–Qullaw (Quechua) is a collective term used for Quechua dialects that have aspirated (tʃʰ, pʰ, tʰ, kʰ, qʰ) and ejective (tʃʼ, pʼ, tʼ, kʼ, qʼ) plosives...
North Bolivian Quechua
North Bolivian Quechua is a dialect of the Southern Quechua language, spoken in northern Bolivia on the Peruvian border, as well as by immigrants in Peru.
The Motorcycle Diaries (film)
The Motorcycle Diaries (Spanish: Diarios de motocicleta) is a 2004 biopic about the journey and written memoir of the 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationa...
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Lowland Peruvian Quechua
Lowland Peruvian Quechua, or Chachapoyas–Lamas Quechua, is a Quechua language spoken in the lowlands of northern Peru. The two principal varieties are, Few children are learning Chachapoyas Quechua. C...
Ayacucho Quechua
Ayacucho (also called Chanca or Chanka) is a dialect of the Southern Quechua language, spoken in the Ayacucho region of Peru, as well as by immigrants from Ayacucho in Lima. With roughly a million spe...
ACUPARI

ACUPARI (Asociación Cultural Peruana Alemana Region Inca) in Cusco-Peru, directed by Maria Jürgens de Hermoza, was founded October 10, 1990, as a non-profit cultural association whose objective i...
Pacaraos Quechua
Pacaraos Quechua is a variety of Quechua spoken until the middle of the 20th century in the community of Pacaraos (Pacaraos District) in the Peruvian Lima Region in the Chancay valley up to 3000 m abo...
South Bolivian Quechua
South Bolivian Quechua, also known as Central Bolivian Quechua, is a dialect of Southern Quechua spoken in Bolivia and adjacent areas of Argentina, where it is also known as Colla. It is not to be con...
Cajamarca–Cañaris Quechua
Cajamarca–Cañaris Quechua (locally called Kichwa or Runashimi, like other Quechua varieties) is a branch of Quechua spoken in northern Peru, consisting primarily of Cajamarca Quechua (Kashamarka, AKA ...
Lamas Quechua
Lamas or San Martín Quechua (Lamista, Llakwash Runashimi) is a variety of Quechua spoken in the provinces of Lamas in the Peruvian region of San Martin and in some villages on the river Huallaga in th...
Puno Quechua
Puno Quechua, also known as Quechua Collao (Qollaw), is a dialect of the Southern Quechua language, spoken in southern Peru near Bolivia.
The Milk of Sorrow
The Milk of Sorrow (Spanish: La Teta Asustada, The frightened teat) is a 2009 film by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa and co-produced by Peru and Spain. The film stars Magaly Solier and addresse...
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Takanakuy
Takanakuy (Quechua for "to hit each other") is an annual established practice of fighting fellow community members held on 25 December, by the inhabitants of Chumbivilcas Province, near Cuzco in Peru...
Guanaco
The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a camelid native to South America that stands between 1 and 1.2 metres (3 ft 3 in and 3 ft 11 in) at the shoulder and weighs about 90 kg (200...
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Yaru Quechua
Yaru Quechua is a dialect cluster of Quechua, spoken in the Peruvian province of Pasco and neighboring areas in northern Junín and Lima department.Pacaraos Quechua has traditionally been assigned to Q...
Gran Chaco
The Gran Chaco (Quechua: chaku, "hunting land") is a sparsely populated, hot and semi-arid lowland natural region of the Río de la Plata basin, divided among eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, northern Argent...
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Ancash Quechua
Ancash Quechua, or Huaylay, is a Quechua variety with a number of dialects, spoken in the department of Ancash by approximately 1,000,000 people. Like Wanka Quechua, it belongs to Quechua I (according...
Kichwa language
Kichwa (Kichwa shimi, Runashimi, also Spanish Quichua) is a Quechuan language which includes all Quechua varieties of Ecuador and Colombia (Inga), as well as extensions into Peru, and is spoken by 2.5...
Quechuan and Aymaran spelling shift
In recent years, the spelling of place names in Peru and Bolivia has been revised among Quechua and Aymara speakers. A standardized alphabet for Quechua was adopted by the Peruvian government in 1975...