Origin of quipu
Examples from the Web for quipu
Which are the nations that accepted the quipu, and sent their warriors to the gathering place?
After these words he sat down, and threw in his quipu—a movement which was imitated by the other chiefs.The Insurgent Chief|Gustave Aimard
The first material book was doubtless a series of knots well represented by the quipu (Fig. 2) of the ancient Peruvians.Stories of Useful Inventions|Samuel Eagle Foreman
It, however, seldom happened that they had to read a quipu without some verbal commentary.
The quipu has been sent round, and the chiefs who will be present at the meeting are twenty in number.
Word Origin for quipu
ancient Inca recording device using knotted cords, 1704, from Quechua quipu "knot."