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Lengua de los Ingas, Runasimi, and Quechua

A few weeks ago, I was briefly speaking with an elderly woman in the Southern Peruvian Andes, and told her I was on my way to study Quechua in Cusco, upon which she remarked, “ah Cusco, por ahi habla la quechua pura” (Cusco, there they speak the pure Quechua). Although

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