Quechuan
adjective or noun see Quechua

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Quechuan — I noun the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas • Syn: ↑Quechua, ↑Quechuan language, ↑Kechua, ↑Kechuan • Derivationally related forms: ↑Kechuan (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quechuan — /kech weuhn/, adj., n., pl. Quechuans, (esp. collectively) Quechuan. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Quechua language or people. n. 2. Quechua. [1835 45; QUECHU(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Quechuan — adjective Of, or pertaining, to the Quechua people or language …   Wiktionary

  • quechuan — quech·uan …   English syllables

  • Quechuan mouse opossum — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Quechuan languages — Infobox Language family name = Quechua region = Western South America, mostly Andes mountains familycolor = American fam1 = Quechumaran? child1 = Quechua I child2 = Quechua II iso2 = que The Quechuan languages are a family of related languages in …   Wikipedia

  • Quechuan Hocicudo — Taxobox name = Quechuan Hocicudo status = VU | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Cricetidae genus = Oxymycterus species = O. hucucha binomial = Oxymycterus hucucha binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Quechuan languages — Family of closely related South American Indian languages still spoken by some 12 million people in southern Colombia and Ecuador, Bolivia, and northern Argentina. Southern Peruvian Quechua, one language of the family, was a koine and… …   Universalium

  • Quechuan language — noun the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas • Syn: ↑Quechua, ↑Quechuan, ↑Kechua, ↑Kechuan • Derivationally related forms: ↑Kechuan (for: ↑Kechuan), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quechuan and Aymaran spelling shift — In recent years, the spelling of place names in Peru and Bolivia has been revised among Quechua and Aymara speakers. A standardized alphabet for Quechua was adopted by the Peruvian government in 1975; a revision in 1985 moved to a three vowel… …   Wikipedia

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