quipu

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English[edit]

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Inca Quipu.jpg

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish quipu, from Cusco-Collao Quechua khipu ‎(knot).

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Noun[edit]

quipu ‎(plural quipus)

  1. A recording device, used by the Incas, consisting of intricate knotted cords.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Cusco-Collao Quechua khipu ‎(knot).

Noun[edit]

quipu m ‎(plural quipus)

  1. quipu