Quechua Vocabulary

Features of the Land

NB: You will likely encounter regional variations for these items. I offer you the words I've heard on my travels offered to me by the paqos.

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unu / yaku

mayu

paqarina

cocha

Tayta Wayra

phuyu

pacha sunqha

alpaca

llama

pacha phuyu

Mama Killa

Tayta Inti

chaska(kuna)

rit'i

allpa

willka mayu

ñan

kuntur

Mama Para

k'uychi

mallki / sach'a

sach'a-sach'a

chikchi

rumi

yura

pampa

picchu

orqo

apu

muhu