from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a South American Indian people inhabiting parts of highland Bolivia and Peru.
- n. The Aymaran language of the Aymara.
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- proper n. An indigenous people of South America.
- proper n. Language spoken in South America
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Physically, the pure Aymara is short and thick-set, with a great chest development, and with the same reddish complexion, broad face, black eyes and rounded forehead which distinguish the Quichuas.
Performed by Bojorquez's group Ukamau y Ké in Aymara with Spanish subtitles
"Thunnupa," as Bertonio spells it, does not lend itself to any obvious etymology in Aymara, which is further evidence that the name was introduced from the Qquichua.
The Aymara were the members of a great but little-known culture of the Americas centered in the ancient city of Tiahuanaco.
They could not speak Spanish, but at that time I knew sufficient of their language -- "Aymara," as it is called -- and soon explained to them my position.
Aymara, the language in which the future lies behind us and the past sits ahead, is spoken by over two million inhabitants of the Andean republics.
The man was living with a group of Andean Indians who spoke Aymara, and he had learned their language to study their way of life.
Aymara neatly reminds us that the future remains invisible.
Well, in the Aymara language, people speak of time the other way around.
The popular leftist president, an ethnic Aymara and former coca-growers 'union leader, was first elected in December 2005 and recently declared that he intends to run again in 2014.
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