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Cusco Quechua

Cusco Quechua is a dialect of the Quechua language, spoken in city and the department of Cusco, belongs to the Qusqu-Qullaw Quechua, part of the Southern Quechua branch of Quechua II.

It is the Quechua variety used by the Academia Mayor de la Lengua Quechua in Cusco, which also prefers the Spanish-based five-vowel alphabet.Nancy Hornberger & Kendall King, "Authenticity and Unification in Quechua Language Planning" Language, Culture and Curriculum 11 3 (1998): 390 - 410. http://repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1059&context=gse_pubs On the other hand, the official alphabet used by the ministry of education has only three vowels.

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