EnglishEdit

NounEdit

khipu (plural khipus)

  1. Alternative form of quipu

QuechuaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

khipu

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

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: quipu
  • Portuguese: quipo
  • Spanish: quipu

ReferencesEdit

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