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 (ī′mä-rä′, ī′mə-)
n. pl. Aymara or Ay·ma·ras
1. A member of a South American Indian people inhabiting parts of highland Bolivia and Peru.
2. The Aymaran language of the Aymara.


npl -ras or -ra
1. (Peoples) a member of a South American Indian people of Bolivia and Peru
2. (Languages) the language of this people, probably related to Quechua
[from Spanish aimará, of American Indian origin]
ˌAymaˈran adj


(ˌaɪ mɑˈrɑ)

n., pl. -ras, (esp. collectively) -ra.
1. an American Indian language spoken on the Altiplano of S Peru, Bolivia, and N Chile.
2. a speaker of Aymara.
Ay`ma•ran′, adj.
لغة أيمارا
Ajmara lingvo
aimaraaymaraidioma aimara
aimaraaimaran kieli
ajmarski jezikAymara
bahasa Aymara
lingua aymara
aimarųaimarų kalba
aimaru valoda
język ajmara
aimarálíngua aimará


A. ADJaimara, aimará
B. N
1. (= person) → aimara mf, aimará mf
2. (Ling) → aimara m, aimará m
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The Aymaras know that there are things that can only be said in your mother tongue.
Of great importance is the fact that many descendants of Indigenous peoples, mainly Chilean and Bolivian Aymaras, live in the city (in Chile, mainly in Arica and Iquique; in Bolivia, mainly in the large urban Indigenous settlement of El Alto).
7) Various authors have pointed out that the constitution is biased toward the indigenous highland populations: the Quechuas and especially the Aymaras (Albro 2010a, 72).
Bolivia is a diverse country with more than 30 different indigenous groups, including Aymaras and Quechuas who live in the high plains and valleys of the Andean region.
Above all, the "rule of law" means the accusations that we, the Quechuas, Aymaras and Guaranties of Bolivia keep hearing from our governments: that we are narcos, that we are anarchists.
Cultural Themes, Worldview Perspectives, and Christian Conversion Among Urbanizing Evangelical Aymaras.
Manejo y control de totorales en el Titicaca, Boletin del Instituto de Estudios Aymaras Serie 2, numero 19.
5 meters in height, with three masts, is based on the boat-building technology of the Aymaras, living near Lake Titicaca on the Peruvian-Bolivian border.
The reed vessel, 29 meters in length and 7 meters in width, is based on the centuries-old, boat-building technology of the Aymaras living near Titicaca Lake on the Peruvian-Bolivian border.
With most power and influence concentrated in a white creole elite in Bolivia, few Aymaras have the opportunity to advance their own culture on an international level.
The pachamama, or mother earth, has blessed the Aymaras and Atacamenos with a capacity for growing superior quality and highly marketable products such as oregano, onions, and flowers.
As the indigenous movement gained momentum over the past several decades, Maya people in Central America and Mexico, Quechuas and Aymaras in the Andes and Mapuches in southern Chile have begun to practice their ancestral religion more openly, sometimes rejecting Christianity altogether, sometimes combining the two.