Kichwa (Kichwa shimi, Runashimi, also Spanish Quichua) is a Quechuan language which includes all Quechua varieties of Ecuador and Colombia (Inga), as well as extensions into Peru, and is spoken by a million people. The most widely spoken dialects are Chimborazo and Imbabura Highland Kichwa, with one to two million and half a million to one million speakers, respectively. Cañar Highland Quecha has 100,000–200,000 speakers; the others in the range of ten to twenty thousand. Kichwa belongs to the Northern Quechua group of Quechua II (according to Alfredo Torero).
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Traductor de Inglés a Inglés Noun 1. a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire (synonym) Kechua (hypernym) South American Indian (hyponym) Inca, Inka, Incan 2. the language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas (synonym) Quechuan, Quechuan language, Kechua, Kechuan (hypernym) Amerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, American Indian, Indian