Lambayeque Quechua

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Lambayeque Quechua
Inkawasi-Kañaris Runashimi
Native toPerú
Native speakers
20,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3quf
ELPLambayeque Quechua

Inkawasi-Kañaris is a variety of Quechua spoken in the districts of Incahuasi and Cañaris, Ferreñafe in the Peruvian region of Lambayeque.

Inkawasi-Kañaris Quechua belongs to Quechua II, subgroup Cajamarca–Cañaris (Quechua II a, Yunkay) and is closest to Cajamarca Quechua, with which it has 94% lexical similarity.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lambayeque Quechua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)


  • Ronel Groenewald et al. (2002): Shumaq liyinawan yaĉakushun - Aprendamos con los cuentos bonitos

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