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Quichua, Cañar Highland

A language of Ecuador

ISO 639-3qxr

Population  100,000 (1991 UBS).
Region  Southern highlands, Cañar Province.
Language map  Ecuador, reference number 4
Dialects  Lexical differences and a strong sense of linguistic and cultural identity.
Classification  Quechuan, Quechua II, B
A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que] (Peru).
Language use  Strong use of Quichua away from the road. They consider Chimborazo a separate language.
Language development  NT: 1996.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SOV. Traditional religion, Christian.
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