Peruvian Indian language
The language and culture of the descendants of the people conquered by the Incas.
a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire
the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas
(Quechua) An Amerindian language still spoken in the Andes. It was the lingua franca of the Inka empire.
A group of Indian peoples of Central Peru. Original founders of the Incan civilization. Today, the Quechuan people are the primary shepherds of alpaca in the Altiplano.
Quechua (Runa Simi; Kichwa in Ecuador) is a Native American language of South America. It was the language of the Inca Empire, and is today spoken in various dialects by some 10 million people throughout South America, including Peru, South-western Bolivia, southern Colombia and Ecuador, north-western Argentina and northern Chile. It is the most widely spoken of all American Indian languages.
Quechua is one of the eight Natural Regions of Peru. It is located between the 2 300 and 3 500 m above the sea level. It is composed by big valleys that are divided by rivers.