Quechua

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Quechua (/ˈkɛ(ə)wə/, /ˈkɛə/ or /ˈkɛwɑː/; Spanish pronunciation: [ˈketʃwa]) is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages.

Quechua may refer to:

  • Quechua people, several indigenous ethnic groups in South America, especially in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Argentina
  • Quechua languages, a Native South American language family spoken primarily in the Andes, derived from a common ancestral language
    • Southern Quechua, the most widely spoken Quechua language, with about 6.9 million speakers
    • Quechua Boliviano, a dialect of Southern Quechua spoken in Bolivia and in Argentina

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