Quechua

Quechua, sometimes written Quichua or Ketchua, is a language spoken by people in the South American nations of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia. It was also the language of the ancient Inca empire. There are about 8 million people who speak Quechua.

It is the most spoken Native American language in South America. It is the most widely spoken Amerindian language. A quarter of the people in Peru speak Quechua. People that speak Quechua as their first language are called Quechua Indians by the Spanish speaking cultures. The Quechua refer to themselves as Runa, "the people". They call the language "Runa Simi".

Quechua is known for only having 3 vowel sounds: a, i, and u.

The Quechua language has given names to many places in Peru, including the Ancash Region. Anqash is the Quechua word for blue, and it is thought that the name refers to the blue skies of Ancash.

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Other Languages
Afrikaans: Quechua
አማርኛ: ቀቿ
العربية: كتشوا
asturianu: Idioma quechua
Avañe'ẽ: Kechuañe'ẽ
Aymar aru: Qhichwa aru
Bân-lâm-gú: Quechua-gí
беларуская: Мова кечуа
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Кечуа (мова)
български: Кечуа (език)
Boarisch: Quechua
brezhoneg: Kechuaeg
català: Quítxua
Чӑвашла: Кечуа (чĕлхе)
čeština: Kečuánština
Cymraeg: Quechua
Deutsch: Quechua
Esperanto: Keĉua lingvaro
euskara: Kitxua
فارسی: زبان کچوا
Fiji Hindi: Quechua bhasa
français: Quechua
Gaeilge: An Cheatsuais
Gàidhlig: Quechua
ગુજરાતી: કેચુઆ ભાષા
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Quechua-ngî
한국어: 케추아어족
Bahasa Indonesia: Bahasa Quechua
interlingua: Linguas quechua
ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ/inuktitut: ᑮᓱᐊ
íslenska: Ketsjúa
italiano: Lingue quechua
עברית: קצ'ואה
ქართული: კეჩუა (ენა)
қазақша: Кечуа тілі
latviešu: Kečvu valoda
lietuvių: Kečujų kalba
Ligure: Quechua
Limburgs: Quechua
Lingua Franca Nova: Cetxua (lingua)
magyar: Kecsua nyelv
македонски: Кечуански јазици
მარგალური: კეჩუა (ნინა)
Bahasa Melayu: Bahasa Quechua
Nederlands: Quechua (taal)
नेपाल भाषा: क्वेस्वा
Nordfriisk: Ketschua spriaken
norsk: Quechua
norsk nynorsk: Quechua
occitan: Quíchoa
پنجابی: کیوچوا
Piemontèis: Lenghe quechuan
Plattdüütsch: Quechua (Spraak)
português: Língua quíchua
română: Limbi quechua
rumantsch: Quechua
Runa Simi: Qhichwa simi
саха тыла: Кечуа тыла
Seeltersk: Quechua
slovenčina: Kečuánčina
slovenščina: Kečuanščina
српски / srpski: Кечуа (језик)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Kečua (jezik)
suomi: Ketšua
svenska: Quechua
Türkçe: Keçuva dilleri
українська: Кечуа
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: كۋېچۇئا تىلى
vepsän kel’: Kečuan kel'
walon: Ketchwa
粵語: 奇楚華文
中文: 克丘亞語