Definition of Quechua noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈketʃwə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈketʃwə//
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a language originally spoken by the Quechua people of S America, now spoken in Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador See related entries: Languages Word OriginSpanish, from Quechua ghechwa ‘temperate valleys’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Quechua