khipu

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

khipu (plural khipus)

  1. Alternative form of quipu.

Quechua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

khipu

  1. knot (looping of a piece of string)
  2. quipu (recording device, used by the Incas, consisting of intricate knotted cords)

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References[edit]

  • “khipu” in Academia Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Diccionario quechua-español-quechua, Edmundo Pantigozo, 2nd edition, 2006, page 77.