Ayacucho Quechua (Chanka runasimi)

Ayacucho Quechua is a Southern Quechua language spoken in Peru by about 900,000 people. It is used in homes, administration, religion and commerce and in some schools and on the radio. The language is also known as Chanka.

Ayacucho Quechua alphabet and pronunciation

Ayacucho Quechua alphabet and pronunciation


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayacucho_Quechua

Sample text

Lliw runakunam nacesqanchikmantapacha libre kanchik, lliw derechonchikpipas iguallataqmi kanchik. Yuyayniyoq kasqanchikraykum hawkalla aylluntin hina kawsayta debenchik llapa runakunawan.


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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Quechua grammar

Quechuan languages

Ayacucho Quechua, Cusco Quechua, Kichwa, South Bolivian Quechua

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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