Kechua


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Kech·ua

 (kĕch′wə, -wä′)
n.
Variant of Quechua.

Kechua

(ˈkɛtʃwə)
n
(Peoples) a variant of Quechua
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Noun1.Kechua - a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empireKechua - a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire
South American Indian - a member of a native Indian group in South America
Incan, Inka, Inca - a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
2.Kechua - a community of South American Indians in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Incan Empire
3.Kechua - the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
American-Indian language, Amerind, Amerindian language, American Indian, Indian - any of the languages spoken by Amerindians
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<<El primer paso para la aplicacion de esta forma de ensenanza es la alfabetizacion cientifica de la lengua kechua. Convenido el alfabeto sera necesario editar pequenos textos en kechua.
Our author bases this claim on Pablo Patron's Origen del kechua y del aymara (1900), supporting his affirmation with evidence from other scholars: the seventeenth-century figures Gregorio Garcia and Andres Rocha, who saw connections to Israel; Prince's contemporary Rudolph Falb, for whom Quechua and Aymara evinced Semitic origins; Friedrich Max Muller, who found correspondences between Quechua and Turkish--which is logical, Prince affirms, since Franyois Lenormant and Fritz Hommel have demonstrated Sumerian's close affinity to the language of Turkey; and Enrique Onffroy de Thoron and Emeterio Villamil de Rada, for whom humankind's first language was, respectively, Quechua or Aymara.