Citations with the tag: QUECHUA language

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  • On Learning English.
    BRAVO, DIEGO // PN Review; Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p25 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of learning the English language and other languages like Latin, Ancient Greek and Quechua.

  • Talking knots of the Inka.
    Domenici, Viviano; Domenici, Davide // Archaeology; Nov/Dec96, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p50 

    Discusses the recent discovery of a seventeenth-century Jesuit manuscript that contains detailed information about the language and culture of the ancient Incas. The discovery of Laura Laurencich Minelli; The book `Historia et Rudimenta Linguae Piruanorum,' by the missionaries Joan Antonio...

  • Quinoa, Nutritious Mother Grain of the Incas.
    Palmer, Sharon // Environmental Nutrition; Mar2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p8 

    The article offers nutritional facts about quinoa or known as the mother grain in the Inca language.

  • Course Watch: Indigenous Language To Be Offered at NYU.
    Palmer, Sharon // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education; 6/26/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p8 

    A description of a course on the Quechua language being offered at New York University in New York City is provided.

  • Root/affix asymmetries in contact and transfer: case studies from the Andes.
    Muysken, Pieter // International Journal of Bilingualism; Mar2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p22 

    This article aims to explore the psycholinguistic processing issues, in terms of the type of transfer that they exemplify, needed to account for in the emergence of two mixed languages and a mixed register with a Quechua structure: Media Lengua (Ecuador) and Kallawaya (Bolivia), both relexified...

    Bone, Richard // Green Left Weekly; 3/18/2009, Issue 787, p21 

    The article offers the author's insight on the culture and folklore of Bolivia. He states that the country's folklore is rich and varied while its music redefines its identity due to its healing subject. He also mentions that the nation was able to express its humour and reality by mixing its...

  • jerk.
    Morton, Mark // Cupboard Love; 1997, p167 

    A definition of the term "jerk" is presented. It refers to a strip of meat preserved without salt by drying it in the sun. The term derives from the Quechua language spoken by the indigenous people of Peru. The Quechua called meat preserved in such manner as "charqui," which was borrowed by...

  • Land of Three Languages.
    Stalcup, Ann // Faces; Dec2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p14 

    The article presents information on the language and culture of the people of Bolivia. While more than half of Bolivia's people are of indigenous ancestry, most of the remainder have their origins in Europe and are not necessarily from Spain. Speaking English is of little use to visitors to...

  • Peru: The resilience of Quechuan culture...and tongue.
    Stalcup, Ann // UNESCO Sources; Sep98, Issue 104, p14 

    Focuses on the resilience of the Quechuan culture and language in Peru. How Quechua came to be spoken in the Andean region; Explanation from Olinda Celestino, a researcher at the Claude Levi-Strauss laboratory of social anthropology; Attention given to Quechuan language in the Peruvian state in...

    Stalcup, Ann // World Almanac for Kids; 2006, p150 

    The article discusses children in various countries around the world. Indonesian children come from diverse ethnic groups although most of them are Muslim. Video games and soccer are just some activities popular with Indonesian children. Japanese children love to read and go to school for 240...

    Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo // Estudios Atacameños; Jun2011, Issue 41, p119 

    According to the traditional version, proper as well as institutional names related to the Incas are thought to be of Quechua origin, and, accordingly, they have been etymologized as such. However, on close inspection, those etymologies have proven to be totally erratic. This article attempts to...

  • The Literate Incas.
    Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo // Time; 8/17/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p52 

    The article reports on the discovery of the written language of ancient Inca civilization by German ethnographer Thomas S. Barthel. Barthel, as reported, decoded geometric designs called tocapus, found embroidered on several Inca relics, which he claims is the language of the civilization. It is...

    Pigott, Charles M. // AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples; 2013, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p335 

    This article examines the performative role of waynu, a widespread song-genre in the Andes, in creating an "intersubjective community" among participants. The data-corpus comprises extracts from interviews which I conducted during a year's period of fieldwork (2010-2011) in Chiquián and...

  • Speaker awareness of non-local ejective phonotactics in Cochabamba Quechua.
    Gallagher, Gillian // Natural Language & Linguistic Theory; Nov2013, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1067 

    This paper presents evidence that speakers of Cochabamba Quechua are aware of non-local restrictions on ejectives in their language. A repetition task was run to investigate the synchronic status of two restrictions in Quechua: the co-occurrence restriction on ejectives, which prohibits roots...

  • Decolonizing Bolivia with native Language Resurgence.
    Gallagher, Gillian // Language Magazine; Feb2007, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p18 

    The article reports on the efforts of the Bolivian government to decolonize the country by promoting native language. The government estimates that 37 percent of the population speaks a native language that predates the arrival of the Spanish colonists in the 16th century. The attempt to elevate...

    Beresford-Jones, David G.; Heggarty, Paul // Boletín de Arqueología PUCP; 2010, Issue 14, p61 

    This chapter sets out a new proposal for a coherent interdisciplinary prehistory of the Andes, based firstly on a long overdue reexamination of the relationships between the various regional 'dialects' within the Quechua language family; and secondly on the search for a far more satisfactory...

    Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo // Boletín de Arqueología PUCP; 2010, Issue 14, p255 

    In this paper an attempt will be made to offer a partial history of the three major languages of ancient Perú: Puquina, Aimara and Quechua, postulating their initial settlement from which they started spreading, until their encounter in the Central-Southern Andes during the Late Intermediate...

  • Hernando de Alcocer y la Breve declaración del Arte y Bocabulario de la lengua del Ynga conforme al estilo y vso de la provincia de Quito. El más antiguo manuscrito de quichua del Ecuador.
    Ciucci, Luca; Muysken, Pieter C. // Indiana (03418642); 2011, Issue 28, p359 

    In this article a transcription is presented of what we argue to be the earliest known manuscript of Ecuadorian Quechua or Quichua. This is preceded by a historical study of the author and the circumstances of creation of the manuscript, as well as a brief appreciation of its significance for...

    Ciucci, Luca; Muysken, Pieter C. // National Review; 6/20/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p648 

    The article reports on socioeconomic and political issues concerning the United States as of June 20, 1975. Peru has made Quechua an official language. The U.S. Senate concluded debate on U.S. military and foreign policy. The Supreme Court has delivered the unprecedented opinion that a union can...

  • Vernacular literacy on the Lake Titicaca high plains, Peru.
    Salomon, Frank; Apaza, Emilio Chambi // Reading Research Quarterly; Jul-Sep2006, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p304 

    Ethnographic ''New Literacy Studies'' question the idea that literacy as such has any uniform effects, arguing instead that effects of literacy inhere in the social practices that impart it. What change, then, does literacy produce where it arrived from two opposed sets of practices? In Quechua-...

    Salomon, Frank; Apaza, Emilio Chambi // World Almanac for Kids; 2006, p164 

    The article presents basic facts about all 193 independent nations in the world as of mid-2005. The capital of Andorra is Andorra la Vella and its main source of income is tourism and ski resorts. Bolivians speak Spanish, Quechua, and Aymara and the country has no coastline. Turkmenistan's...

  • The Deictic Core of ‘Non‐Experienced Past’ in Cuzco Quechua.
    FALLER, MARTINA // Journal of Semantics; Feb2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p45 

    Many typologically distinct languages express indirect evidentiality in their tense/aspect system. This paper studies the past tense marker ‐sqa of Cuzco Quechua which gives rise to indirect evidential interpretations. In Quechua, evidentiality is primarily expressed by a system of...

  • Quechuismos en el léxico de la prensa de Santiago de Chile.
    Prieto, Luis // Boletín de Filología; 2006, Vol. 41, p97 

    The aim of this study was twofold: On the one hand, to determine, qualitatively and quantitatively, the nature and extent of the lexical borrowing from Quechua: as this phenomenon is reflected in a representative sample of newspapers and magazines published in Santiago de Chile in the period...

  • Transferencia de funciones evidenciales del quechua: El rol de pues como marcador discursivo en el español andino.
    Zavala, Virginia // Lexis. Revista de Lingüística y Literatura; 2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p55 

    No abstract available.

  • Spanish as a second language when L1 is Quechua: Endangered languages and the SLA researcher.
    Kalt, Susan E. // Second Language Research; Apr2012, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p265 

    Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Quechua is the largest indigenous language family to constitute the first language (L1) of second language (L2) Spanish speakers. Despite sheer number of speakers and typologically interesting contrasts, Quechua–Spanish...

  • Dar + gerund in Ecuadorian Highland Spanish: Contact-induced grammaticalization?
    Olbertz, Hella // Spanish in Context; 2008, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p89 

    The benefactive construction dar + gerund is used in the North Andean region only and is unknown elsewhere in the Spanish-speaking world. Based on the analysis of spontaneous data from Ecuadorian Highland Spanish, this paper provides a linguististic description of dar + gerund and of the social...

  • Shifting voices, shifting worlds: Evidentiality, epistemic modality and speaker perspective in Quechua oral narrative.
    Howard, Rosaleen // Pragmatics & Society; 2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p243 

    This paper examines evidentiality and epistemic modality in Quechua narrative discourse from the central highlands of Peru. Huamalíes Quechua falls into the broad Quechua 'I' dialect grouping established by Alfredo Torero (1964); evidential usage here can be compared to that of southern...

  • From quotative other to quotative self: Evidential usage in Pastaza Quichua.
    Nuckolls, Janis // Pragmatics & Society; 2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p226 

    Evidentials in Pastaza Quichua, an Amazonian dialect of Ecuadorian Quechua, are examined and their uses in narratives compared. The novel contribution of this paper is to show, by comparing data from personal experience narratives, that evidentials are used to convey speaker subjectivity, rather...

  • An interclausal agreement approach to switch-reference in Quechua.
    Assmann, Anke // Linguistic Variation; 2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p103 

    In this paper, I propose that switch-reference in Quechua can best be analyzed as agreeing tense. Given the properties of the Quechuan switch-reference system and the clause structure of Quechua, I assume that a switch-reference adverbial clause does not have a valued tense feature and must...

  • El contacto inicial quechua-castellano: la conquista del Perú con dos palabras.
    Cerrón-Palomino, Rodolfo // Lexis. Revista de Lingüística y Literatura; 2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p369 

    No abstract available.

  • Object Agreement in Quechua and Nahuatl.
    Bedell, George // Language in India; Jul2012, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p628 

    The article offers information on grammars in the Quechua and Nahuatl languages. The Spanish people found a system of subject-verb agreement in the Quechua language that is similar to that in the Latin and Spanish languages. There are also forms of pronouns in the language. Aside from a system...

    Lienhard, Martín // Revista de Critica Literaria Latinoamericana; Jun98, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p249 

    The article explores the theme of polyphony in the Quechua language and mythology about the "Valle del Colca," (Colca Valley) in Arequipa, Peru, in the book "La Doncella Sacrificada" by anthropologists Carmen Escalante and Ricardo Valderrama. The authors invite the readers on a journey through...

    RODRÍGUEZ CAGUANA, ADRIANA V. // Lenguas Modernas; 2013, Issue 42, p67 

    The present paper analyzes the debates which were held during the 1944 National Constituent Assembly, which was known to be the most progressive one Ecuador had during the 20th century. Such Assembly was also the first one to recognize Quechua language, though it did not acknowledge the right to...

  • Quechuan Modernity and the Literature of Kilku Warak'a.
    Górska, Katarzyna // Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities; 2014, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p34 

    In Peru Kilku Warak'a is often regarded as one of the greatest Quechuan poets. He represents the indigenous movement in the Peruvian literature of 20th century. Bearing in mind the specifics of Quechua language the following article analyzes how traditional Quechuan folklore changed with coming...

    RATAJ, Por VLASTIMIL // Ibero-Americana Pragensia; 2009, Vol. 43, p27 

    No abstract available.

  • The prosody of focus in the Spanish of Quechua-Spanish bilinguals: A case study on noun phrases.
    van Rijswijk, Remy; Muntendam, Antje // International Journal of Bilingualism; Dec2014, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p614 

    This study examines the prosody of focus in the Spanish of 16 Quechua-Spanish bilinguals near Cusco, Peru. Data come from a dialogue game that involved noun phrases consisting of a noun and an adjective. The questions in the game elicited broad focus, contrastive focus on the noun (non-final...

  • Peruvian Congresswomen insist on Quechua.
    van Rijswijk, Remy; Muntendam, Antje // Language Magazine; Sep2006, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p17 

    The article reports that congresswomen Maria Sumire and Hilaria Supa of Peru have insisted on using Quechua language during plenary sessions of the Congress. The two statesmen had asked for a sufficient installation of technical equipment and a certified interpreter who will be present at all...

  • Quechua language attitudes and maintenance in Cuzco, Peru.
    Manley, Marilyn S. // Language Policy; Dec2008, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p323 

    This article qualitatively and quantitatively investigates the Quechua language attitudes and maintenance practices of the members of two non-profit, non-governmental agencies in Cuzco, Peru. Within their respective agency/community contexts, the members of both groups claim to have...

  • History/Progress: Overview of the Incas, Mayans, & Aztecs.
    Manley, Marilyn S. // Central & South America Resources; 2009, p2 

    A chapter from the book "Central & South America Resources" is presented. The chapter provides information on the three civilizations, namely, the Incas, Mayans and Aztecs. It notes that the pyramid at the temple of Chichén Itzá is an example of Mayan architecture. It cites that Quechua is...

    Adelaar, Willem // Boletín de Arqueología PUCP; 2010, Issue 14, p239 

    This article seeks to present the principal stages of the prehistory and history of the Quechuan language family in its interaction with the Aimaran family. It reconstructs a plausible scenario for a unique, intensive process of linguistic convergence that underlies the protolanguages of both...

  • Chile Acts to Save Language Heritage.
    Adelaar, Willem // Language Magazine; Dec2006, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p19 

    The article reports that the Ministry of Education of Chile is trying to save the country's native languages from extinction by teaching them to children in indigenous communities. The program, headed by Education Minister Yasna Provoste Campilla, offers teaching materials for Aymara,...

  • Democracy in Quechua.
    Conaway, Janelle // Americas; Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p54 

    Reports on the translation of the Inter-American Democratic Charter into Quechua language by the Organization of American States in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Peru. Goal of the initiative; Plan of the Ministry of Education of Argentina to initiate a program that will train...

    Borelli, Nelson; Salinas, Saúl; de Orbegoso, Ana; Bergholz, Susan // Americas; May/Jun2007, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p2 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including the article on Norah Borges by Caleb Bach in the April 2007 issue, the article about the Quechua people in the December 2006 issue and "Visual Metaphors of Human Ironies," by Mitchell Snow in the...

  • Documentary Film and Social Networking in Defence of Human Rights: Producing and Distributing a Quechua-Language Version of ‘State of Fear’ in Peru.
    De Onís, Paco // Journal of Human Rights Practice; Jun2009, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p308 

    This is the story of how the documentary film ‘State of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism’ was translated into Quechua, the primary language of the majority of victims of Peru's armed conflict with Shining Path insurgents, and how the film was distributed to the affected communities....

  • Judicial systems in contact: Access to justice and the right to interpreting/translating services among the Quichua of Ecuador.
    Berk-Seligson, Susan // Interpreting: International Journal of Research & Practice in In; 2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p9 

    The Quichua of Ecuador, along with other indigenous peoples of Latin America, have been struggling to attain the right to use their ancestral language and their traditional ways of administering justice in an effort to gain greater autonomy in a variety of sociopolitical spheres of life. Based...

  • Positioning language proficiency: Interactions with a multilingual indigenous Ecuadorian.
    Back, Michele // Journal of Applied Linguistics; 2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1 

    In this article I work from the intersection of what Talmy (2010, 2011) termed the 'interview as social practice' and multilingual discourse to examine how researcherparticipant subjectivities and notions of language proficiency were explored, assumed and resisted during my interactions with a...

  • Quichua of Imbabura: A Brief Phonetic Sketch of Fricatives.
    Toapanta, Jesus; Haboud, Marleen // International Journal of Linguistics (IJL); Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p1 

    Quechua is considered to be the language of the Incas. This civilization ruled during approximately 1430 to 1530. Their Empire was called Tahuantinsuyo and covered the areas currently occupied by Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, north and the central region of Chile and northeast Argentina; at present,...

  • Cultural adaptation of birthing services in rural Ayacucho, Peru.
    Gabrysch, Sabine; Lema, Claudia; Bedriñana, Eduardo; Bautista, Marco A.; Malca, Rosa; Campbella, Oona M. R.; Miranda, J. Jaime // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; Sep2009, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p724 

    Problem Maternal mortality is particularly high among poor, indigenous women in rural Peru, and the use of facility care is low, partly due to cultural insensitivities of the health care system. Approach A culturally appropriate delivery care model was developed in poor and isolated rural...

  • Elección léxica y significación social en una situación de contacto de lenguas: el español de Puno (Perú).
    Godenzzi, Juan C. // Lexis. Revista de Lingüística y Literatura; 2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p341 

    No abstract available.

  • Bolivia Boosts Aymara and Quechua.
    Godenzzi, Juan C. // Language Magazine; Sep2009, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p17 

    The article discusses the requirement to learn indigenous language of government officials in Bolivia. It states that the policy is made by Bolivian President Evo Morales who aims to empower the aboriginal culture of Bolivia. It states that the policy came after the new constitution urges...

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