Quechua, Huaylla Wanca

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A language of Peru

Alternate Names
Huanca Huaylla Quechua, Quechua Huanca, Quechua Wanca, Quechua Wanka, Southern Huancayo Quechua, Wanca, Wanka Quechua
Autonym
Runa Simi, Wanca Nunashimi
Population

250,000 (2002 SIL).

Location

Junin region: Concepción and Huancayo provinces; some in Huancavelica and Lima regions.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Waycha (Central Huancayo, Huaycha), East Waylla, West Waylla. A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Waycha dialect has few remaining speakers in Concepción. All ages. Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Below 5%. Radio. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2006–2010.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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