Quechua, Huaylla Wanca

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Huanca Huaylla Quechua, Southern Huancayo Quechua
Population

250,000 (2002 SIL).

Location

South Junín Region, Huancayo and Concepción provinces.

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Language Status

5 (Developing). Language of recognized nationality (1993, Constitution, Article 48).

Dialects

East Waylla, Waycha (Central Huancayo, Huaycha), West Waylla.

Typology

SOV

Language Use

Waycha dialect has few remaining speakers in Concepción. All ages.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2006–2010.
Writing
Latin script.