wiphala

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

(South?) Bolivian Quechua.

Noun[edit]

wiphala (plural wiphalas)

  1. A square emblem, commonly used as a flag, representing the native peoples of the central Andes of Bolivia.
    • 2007 December 16, Simon Romero, “Protesters in Bolivia Seek More Autonomy”, in New York Times[1]:
      Mr. Morales spoke before thousands of supporters in downtown La Paz on Saturday, some of whom were waving the wiphala, a multicolored flag representing indigenous people in Bolivia.

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

wiphala

  1. flag

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Quechua.

Noun[edit]

wiphala m (plural wiphalas)

  1. wiphala