Inga Kichwa

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Inga Kichwa
Native to Colombia
Native speakers
33,000 (2007–2008)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
inb – Highland Inga
inj – Jungle Inga
Glottolog inga1251[2]

Inga Kichwa is a dialect of Kichwa spoken in the Colombian Putumayo region by the Inga people. There are two dialects: Highland Inga, spoken in the Sibundoy valley; and Jungle Inga, spoken on the Putumayo and Japurá Rivers. Ethnologue 16 reports Highland Inga is partially intelligible with Imbabura Kichwa.


  1. ^ Highland Inga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Jungle Inga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ingan Quechua IIB". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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