Lamas Quechua

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Lamas Quechua
San Martín Quechua
Native toPerú
Native speakers
15,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3qvs
Glottologsanm1289
ELPSan Martín Quechua

Lamas or San Martín Quechua (Lamista, Llakwash Runashimi) is a variety of Quechua spoken in the provinces of Lamas in the Peruvian region of San Martin and in some villages on the river Huallaga in the region of Ucayali.

Lamas Quechua belongs to Quechua II, subgroup II-B (Lowland Peruvian Quechua).

Bibliography[edit]

  • Marinerell Park, Nancy Weber, Víctor Cenepo S. (1975): Diccionario Quechua de San Martín – Castellano y vice versa. Ministerio de educación del Perú
  • Gerald Taylor (2006): Diccionario Quechua Chachapoyas – Lamas – Castellano

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lamas Quechua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)