Quechua Grammar Basics - Pronouns


The basics of the basics!
I, You, He/She/It ... who are we talking to? Who are we talking about?
This is just like English with one exception: Quechua has two forms for the 1st Person Plural 'We':

'We Inclusive' means "all of us"
'We Exclusive' means "our group, but not you, the person we're talking to."


Singular
Plural
English Quechua English Quechua
I ñoqa We Inclusive
("all of us")
ñoqanchis
We Exclusive
("our group, but not you")
ñoqayku
You qan All Y'All qankuna
He/She/It pay They paykuna



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