What does Inka mean in Peruvian?
Noun. 1. Inka – a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru. Incan, Inca. Kechua, Quechua – a member of a South American Indian people in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Inca empire.
What were Inca warriors called?
The Inca army (Quechua: Inka Awqaqkuna) was the multi-ethnic armed forces used by the Tawantin Suyu to expand its empire and defend the sovereignty of the Sapa Inca in its territory.
|Inca rank||Soldiers under their command||Current equivalent|
|Apukispay/Apusquipay||All the army.||OF-10|
What does Inca mean in history?
1a : a member of the Quechuan peoples of Peru maintaining an empire until the Spanish conquest. b : a king or noble of the Inca empire. 2 : a member of any people under Inca influence.
What are the descendants of the Inca called today?
The descendants of the Inca are the present-day Quechua-speaking peasants of the Andes, who constitute perhaps 45 percent of the population of Peru.