Inga Kichwa

Inga Kichwa
Native to Colombia
Native speakers
33,000 (2007–2008)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
inb  Highland Inga
inj  Jungle Inga
Glottolog inga1251[2]

Inga Kichwa is a dialect of Kichwa spoken in the Colombian Putumayo region by the Inga people. There are two dialects: Highland Inga, spoken in the Sibundoy valley; and Jungle Inga, spoken on the Putumayo and Japurá Rivers. Ethnologue 16 reports Highland Inga is partially intelligible with Imbabura Kichwa.


  1. Highland Inga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Jungle Inga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Ingan Quechua IIB". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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