Autoglotonym (name given to the language by native speakers): Quechua, Quichua, Qheshwa, Keshua, Keswa, Runa-simi, Ingano (Inga), Napenio.
The orthographic variants on the word “Quechua” are simply attempts by colonial Spaniards and criollos to represent the varying pronunciations they heard from different linguistic groups.
He opened the restaurant Quechua, which they co-own, the day before her birthday, on April 29.
Given its use by the Catholic missionaries, the range of Quechua continued to expand in some areas.
In the late 18th century, colonial officials ended administrative and religious use of Quechua, banning it from public use in Peru after the Túpac Amaru II rebellion of indigenous peoples.
The Inca Empire stretched from parts of present-day Colombia in the north, southward into Chile. The government imposed tribute and taxes on the population which were exacted in the form of labor and in crops.
Vast warehouses were used to store food, which was then distributed in times of famine.