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Inga Kichwa

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

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 (17th ed., 2013)
    Jungle Inga at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)

External links

  • Roger Parks: The Historical-Comparative Classification of Colombian Inga (Quechua) (PDF)
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