Quechuan leids

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Quechuan
Kechua
Qhichwa simi
Runa simi
Native tae Peru, Bolivie,
Colombie, Ecuador,
Chile, an Argentinae
Region Central Andes
Ethnicity Quechuas
Native speakers
8.9 million (2007)[1]
Quechumaran?
  • Quechuan
Dialects
Laitin
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Peru
 Bolivie
 Ecuador
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 qu
ISO 639-2 que, qwe
ISO 639-3 que
Quechuan langs map.svg
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Quechuan /ˈkɛwən/, an aa kent as runa simi ("fowk's leid"), is a Native Sooth American leid faimily spoken primarily in the Andes, derived frae a common auncestral leid. It is the maist widely spoken leid faimily o the indigenous fowks o the Americas, wi a tot o probably some 8 million tae 10 million speakers.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nationalencyklopedin "Världens 100 största språk 2007" The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2007
  2. Adelaar 2004, pp. 167–168, 255.