Lambayeque Quechua

Lambayeque Quechua
Inkawasi-Kañaris Runashimi
Native to Perú
Native speakers
20,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 quf
Glottolog lamb1276[2]

Inkawasi-Kañaris is a variety of Quechua spoken in the districts of Incahuasi and Cañaris, Ferreñafe in the Peruvian region of Lambayeque.

Inkawasi-Kañaris Quechua belongs to Quechua II, subgroup Cajamarca–Cañaris (Quechua II a, Yunkay) and is closest to Cajamarca Quechua, with which it has 94% lexical similarity.[1]


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


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