Quechua Language Notes
Quechua is an Andean-Equatorial language spoken in Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. It is the language of the Inca Empire.
Many words from this language are names of Andean animals and birds ("condor", "llama") as well as products from the plants of the region ("cocoa", "quinine").
|A seed from which a powder is extracted.
|Andean vulture. One of many animal words from Quechua.
|South American mounted herdsman.
|Wild brown relative of the llama.
|Sea bird excrement used as a fertiliser.
|Pre-Spanish culture in Peru.
|Domesticated Andean relative of the camel. Pronounced 'YAMMA'.
|Tea made from cocoa leaves.
|Large treeless plains in South America.
|Large South American cat.
|Extract from the bark of a tree used for malaria.
|A reed used for boat making.
|Andean deer-like relative of the llama.
[Borrowed Words (Punic)]
[Borrowed Words (Romanian)]
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