Yaru Quechua

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Yaru Quechua
Native to Perú
Native speakers
150,000 (partial count) (1993–1998)[1]
plus 20,000 Chaupihuaranga (1972 census)[1]
Quechua
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
qva – Ambo-Pasco
qur – Chaupihuaranga / Yanahuanca
qxt – Santa Ana de Tusi Pasco
qvn – North Junín
Glottolog yaru1256[2]
paca1245  (Pacaraos)[3]

Yaru Quechua is a dialect cluster of Quechua, spoken in the Peruvian provinces of Pasco and Daniel Alcides Carrión and neighboring areas in northern Junín and Lima department.

The branch of Yaru which has been best described is Tarma Quechua, by Willem F. H. Adelaar in his 1977 Tarma Quechua: Grammar, texts, dictionary. Tarma Quechua is spoken in the districts of Tarma, Huaricolca, Acobamba, La Unión Leticia, Palca, Palcamayo, Tapo, Huasahuasi and San Pedro de Cajas; in the province of Tarma, in the Junin department, Peru.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ambo-Pasco at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Chaupihuaranga / Yanahuanca at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Santa Ana de Tusi Pasco at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    North Junín at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Yaru Quechua". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Pacaraos Quechua". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Adelaar, Willem F. H. (1977). Tarma Quechua: Grammar, texts, dictionary. Amsterdam: Peter de Ridder. p. 20. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Adelaar, 2004. The Languages of the Andes.