Lamas Quechua

Lamas Quechua
San Martín Quechua
Native to Perú
Native speakers
15,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 qvs
Glottolog sanm1289[2]

Lamas or San Martín Quechua (Lamista, Llakwash Runashimi) is a variety of Quechua spoken in the provinces of Lamas in the Peruvian region of San Martin and in some villages on the river Huallaga in the region of Ucayali.

Lamas Quechua belongs to Quechua II, subgroup II-B (Lowland Peruvian Quechua).



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