Inga Kichwa is a dialect of Kichwa spoken in the Colombian Putumayo region by the Inga people. There are two dialects: Highland Inga, spoken in the Sibundoy valley; and Jungle Inga, spoken on the Putumayo and Japurá Rivers. Ethnologue 16 reports Highland Inga is partially intelligible with Imbabura Kichwa.

Inga Kichwa
Native toColombia
Native speakers
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
inb – Highland Inga
inj – Jungle Inga
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Lang Status 40-SE.svg
Inga Kichwa is classified as Severely Endangered by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger[2]


  1. ^ "🇨🇴 Idioma de Colombia ▷ Lenguas oficiales de los colombianos".
  2. ^ Moseley, Christopher e Nicolas, Alexandre. "Atlas of the world's languages in danger". Retrieved 11 July 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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