noun, plural Quich·uas, (especially collectively) Quich·ua.
or Kech·ua, Kech·uan, Quech·uan, Quich·ua
noun, plural Quech·uas, (especially collectively) Quech·ua for 2.
Examples from the Web for quichua
He has been so long in the country (thirteen years) his English would now and then run off into Spanish or Quichua.The Andes and the Amazon|James Orton
It must be pointed out, however, that other authorities regard the Aymara and Quichua as entirely distinct.Man, Past and Present|Agustus Henry Keane
Of the Quichua, Quiteña, and Lama languages several grammars and dictionaries exist.
Uru is the Quichua word for caterpillars or grubs, pampa means flat land.Inca Land|Hiram Bingham
The words of the song—or hymn, rather—were Quichua, and Escombe was therefore unable to gather the sense of them.Harry Escombe|Harry Collingwood
noun plural -uas or -ua
Indian people of Peru and surrounding regions, 1811, from Spanish, from Quechua kechua "plunderer, destroyer." Also the name of their language. Related: Quechuan.