Quechua, Jauja Wanca

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Huanca Jauja Quechua, Shausha Wanka Quechua
Population

25,000 (1962 census). Ethnic population: 77,700 (2000).

Location

Central Junin Region, Jauja province; small area, Lima Region.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened). Recognized language (1999, Constitution, Article 48).

Dialects

None known. Considerable phonological differences with North Junín [qvn]. A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Grammar.