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Quechua, Panao Huánuco

A language of Peru

ISO 639-3qxh

Population  50,000 (2002 SIL). 10,000 monolinguals.
Region  East central Huánuco Department.
Language map  Peru, reference number 64
Alternate names   Pachitea Quechua
Dialects  Lexical similarity 98% with Arequipa-La Unión [qxu], 96% with Cajatambo Quechua [qvl].
Classification  Quechuan, Quechua I
A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que] (Peru).
Language use  Official language.
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1994–1995.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SOV.