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Research Group
Punchawpa Rimaynin
Word of the Day
For English Speakers

Southern Unified Quechua

This programme was first broadcast in 2015.
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The Word of the Day is ruray ["RUwaj] (See example 1).

(1) rura -y
make +Inf
to make something
In English it means to make something, it is spelled:
Now lets repeat it 3 times: ruray, ruray, ruray.

Now listen to it in context (See example 2):

(2) Huk turu mankata ruray
Huk turu manka-ta rura-y
one clay pot+Acc make+Inf
Make a clay pot.
This sentence translated into English means Make a clay pot.
Now lets listen the sentence twice:
First time:
Huk turu mankata ruray.
Second time:
Huk turu mankata ruray.
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