Aymara



a member of an Indian people living in the mountainous regions around Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and Peru.
the language of the Aymara people.
Historical Examples

The stature is rather below the average, but there are tall individuals, who as a rule resemble the Aymara type.
Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock

It must be pointed out, however, that other authorities regard the Aymara and Quichua as entirely distinct.
Man, Past and Present Agustus Henry Keane

The Quechua is lighter and yellower than the Aymara, and more of a Mongolian type.
Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock

The Aymara is a little above the average height, has the chest strongly developed, the calves powerful, and the feet small.
Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock

On days of festival the Aymara replaces the poncho by a sort of tight-fitting tunic.
Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock

The Aymara woman wears several of these petticoats superimposed, which gives her a very bulky look about the hips.
Spanish America, Its Romance, Reality and Future, Vol. 1 Charles Reginald Enock

In the south, Aymara is chiefly spoken; but further north, Quechua is the commoner language.
Argentina From A British Point Of View Various

Everything dear to the heart of the Aymara Indian is offered for sale, including quantities of his favorite beverages.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

The Aymara Indian rarely uses animal food, as to do so he would require to kill one of his beloved Llamas.
Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume III Karl Ritter von Scherzer

Chuncho has also been used to describe one of three aboriginal stocks of Peru, the others being Quichua and Aymara.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3 Various

noun
(pl) -ras, -ra. a member of a South American Indian people of Bolivia and Peru
the language of this people, probably related to Quechua

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