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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Quechua, Kechuanoun

    a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire

  2. Quechua, Kechuanoun

    a community of South American Indians in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Incan Empire

  3. Quechua, Quechuan, Quechuan language, Kechua, Kechuannoun

    the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas


  1. kechua

    Quechua (, US also ; Spanish: [ˈketʃwa]), usually called Runasimi ("people's language") in Quechuan languages, is an indigenous language family spoken by the Quechua peoples, primarily living in the Peruvian Andes. Derived from a common ancestral language, it is the most widely spoken pre-Columbian language family of the Americas, with an estimated 8–10 million speakers as of 2004. Approximately 25% (7.7 million) of Peruvians speak a Quechuan language. It is perhaps most widely known for being the main language family of the Inca Empire. The Spanish encouraged its use until the Peruvian struggle for independence of the 1780s. As a result, Quechua variants are still widely spoken today, being the co-official language of many regions and the second most spoken language family in Peru.


  1. kechua

    Kechua, also known as Quechua, is a Native South American language family and cultural heritage spoken primarily in the Andes, derived from a common ancestral language. It was the main language of the Inca Empire and is still spoken by some communities in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina and Chile.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kechua in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kechua in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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