Definition of Quechuan language
1. Noun. The language of the Quechua which was spoken by the Incas.
Generic synonyms: American Indian, American-indian Language, Amerind, Amerindian Language, Indian
Derivative terms: Kechuan, Quechuan
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quechuan Language
Literary usage of Quechuan language
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The extension of quechuan language especially von Tschudi and Brin- ton agree in attributing not to the military achievements of this people, ..."
2. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"... to the curacy of Lurin : founded in the celebrated valley of its name, signifying in the quechuan language Omnipotent, or Creator Preserver of all. ..."
3. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1812)
"LAMAS, the settlement and aforesaid capital of the province, is of an hot climate, and the place where the quechuan language is spoken in its greatest ..."
4. State of the Philippine Islands: Being an Historical, Statistical, and by Tomás de Comyn, William Walton (1821)
"The coca grows in what art called the Yungas in the quechuan language, or hot and humid places, such as the declivities of the Andes mountains, ..."