A Hippocrene Trilingual Reference
Quechua is a Native American language spoken by nearly 10 million people, primarily in the Andes region of South America. It is best known as the language of the ancient Inca empire. Alongside Spanish, Quechua is an official language in Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru. Ideal for anthropologists, students and travelers, this dictionary features over 11,000 entries as well as an introduction to the Quechua language and basics of grammar.
This unique full-length dictionary includes 3 sections: English-Quechua, Spanish-Quechua, and Quechua-Spanish-English. Spanish is a logical conduit language between Quechua and English, and many Quechua words are found in Peruvian Spanish.
|Publisher:||Hippocrene Books, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||4.40(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Odi Gonzales is a Quechua native speaker, researcher, translator and poet. He has published several scholarly books in the field of Latin American Literature and seven collections of poems. Since 2008 he has taught Quechua and Prehispanic courses as a lecturer at NYU.
Christine Mladic Janney is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at New York University. She has received a Fulbright Award to support fieldwork research in Peru, a Public Humanities Fellowship from Humanities New York to develop digital Quechua language resources and applications, and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship to study Quechua at NYU and in Peru. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Emily Fjaellen Thompson earned her bachelor's degree from Vassar College, where she was awarded the Burnam Fellowship and the Cornelisen Fellowship for Language and Cultural Study, and her master's degree from New York University, where she received the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Grant. She currently lives in Oakland, California.