What is another word for quechua?

Pronunciation: [kwˈɛt͡ʃjuːə] (IPA)

Quechua is a South American Indigenous language spoken by millions of people across Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, and Argentina. In the Spanish language, Quechua can be referred to as "Kichwa" or "Quichua". Other synonyms for Quechua include "Runasimi" or "Runa Simi", which means "people's language". In some regions, the language is also known as "Kechua", "Khichwa", "Quechuan", or "Inca". Quechua is one of the official languages of Peru and Bolivia and is recognized as a national language in Ecuador. It is a rich and complex language that has been passed down through generations and has been preserved despite the colonial history of the region.

Synonyms for Quechua:

What are the paraphrases for Quechua?

Paraphrases are restatements of text or speech using different words and phrasing to convey the same meaning.
Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
- highest relevancy
- medium relevancy
- lowest relevancy
  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular

What are the hypernyms for Quechua?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    native american language, indigenous language, American Indian language, Andean language, South American indigenous language, South American language.

Usage examples for Quechua

Reference is here made to the fact, established by Forbes, that the quechua-Indians of the high plateaus of Peru show a striking development of lungs and thorax, as a result of living constantly at high altitudes.
"Darwin and Modern Science"
A.C. Seward and Others
For the rest, the Incas endeavoured to spread the language of Cuzco, the quechua, throughout their empire.
"Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru"
Albert Réville
A careful examination of the table tends to prove that certain Nahuatl, quechua and Maya words had a common origin and shows that a closer connection existed between the Nahuatl and quechua languages than between Nahuatl and Maya or the quechua and Maya.
"The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations"
Zelia Nuttall

Related words: quechua language, quechua people, quechua food, quechua location, quechua pronunciation, quechua lessons

Related questions:

  • Where is the quechua language spoken?
  • What are the quechua people like?
  • What is a quechua word for hello?
  • How do you pronounce quechua?
  • Word of the Day

    Antonyms for the word "anti-bellicistic" can include pro-war, militaristic, aggressive, warlike, and bellicose. These words reflect a positive attitude towards the use of military ...