Aymara

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish aymará, possibly from Aymara or a Quechuan language. Attested in English since the mid 18th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌaɪməˈɹɑː/
  • Hyphenation: Ay‧ma‧ra

Noun[edit]

Aymara pl (plural only)

  1. An indigenous people of South America.
    • 1991, Franz Josef Hausmann, “Aymara Lexicography”, in Wörterbücher / Dictionaries / Dictionnaires[1], page 2687:
      Because the Aymara are hungry for a good contemporary dictionary, and because there are so many non-Aymara needing a good dictionary (as shown by the active international participation), this dictionary attracted a lot of attention.

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Proper noun[edit]

Aymara

  1. A language spoken in South America.
    • 1988, Xavier Albó, “Bilingualism in Bolivia”, in Christina Bratt Paulston, editor, International Handbook of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education[2], page 97:
      In Potosi, Aymara is spoken in the Llica region, located north of the saltpan, and in the provinces comprising the region known as Norte de Potosi

Translations[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Aymara” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Wiktionary
Aymara edition of Wiktionary

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

Aymara m or f (plural Aymaras)

  1. member of the Aymara people

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