What is the most widely spoken language family of the indigenous peoples of the Americas?

Arawakan
Quechua
Tupi
Uto-Aztecan
Quechua is spoken in the Andes by some 8 to 10 million speak­er­s. Today, Quechua has the status of an official language in Bolivia and Peru, along with Spanish.

Answers distribution

Arawakan
Quechua
Tupi
Uto-Aztecan
answers
flagBelgium
7%
84%
7%
0%
13
flagRussia
4%
72%
4%
20%
25
flagSwitzerland
10%
70%
20%
0%
10
flagSpain
0%
66%
13%
20%
15
flagDenmark
13%
66%
13%
6%
15
flagItaly
17%
64%
11%
5%
17
flagPoland
8%
63%
13%
12%
6505
flagGermany
9%
63%
14%
12%
121
flagCanada
9%
61%
14%
14%
21
flagthe Netherlands
4%
59%
18%
13%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
4%
54%
8%
33%
24
flagthe United States
16%
53%
11%
17%
197
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
51%
16%
15%
184
flagUnknown
4%
45%
16%
33%
24
flagFrance
12%
43%
18%
18%
16
flagIndia
21%
42%
17%
17%
28
flagUkraine
25%
40%
20%
10%
20
flagFinland
20%
40%
10%
30%
10
flagNorway
13%
36%
40%
4%
22
flagLithuania
32%
12%
24%
32%
25

Gender

men65%
women64%
Arawakan
7%
6%
Quechua
65%
64%
Tupi
13%
15%
Uto-Aztecan
13%
12%

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