Santiagueño Quechua (Arhintina runasimi)

Santiagueño Quechua is a Southern Quechua language spoken in northern Argentina by about 60,000 people, particularly in the province of Santiago del Estero. It is also spoken in the provinces of Chaco and Salta in northeastern Argentina, and in Buenos Aires.

Santiagueño Quechua is also known as Santiago del Estero Quichua, Santiagueño Quichua, Santiagen Quichua, Quichua santiagueño, Quichua, Kichwa Simi or Kichwa Runasimi.

It is written with the Latin alphabet. There are some radio progams in the language, and it is taught in some schools.

Santiagueño Quechua alphabet and pronunciation

Santiagueño Quechua alphabet and pronunciation


Download an alphabet chart for Santiagueño Quechua (Excel)

Details of the Santiagueño Quechua alphabet provided by Wolfram Siegel

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Quechuan languages

Ambo-Pasco Quechua, Ancash Quechua, Ayacucho Quechua, Cajamarca Quechua, Classical Quechua, Cuzco Quechua, Huallaga Quechua, Huaylla Wanca Quechua, Kichwa, Santiagueño Quechua, South Bolivian Quechua

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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