Quechua: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kech'wä, -wu), [key]
— pl. -uas, -ua
  1. the language of the Inca civilization, presently spoken by about 7 million people in Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.
  2. a member of an Indian people of Peru speaking Quechua.
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