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Aymar aru
Native to Bolivia, Peru and Chile.
Ethnicity Aymara people
Native speakers (1.8 million in Bolivia cited 1987)
660,000 in Peru (2000–2006)
Language family
  • Aymara
Geographic Distribution of the Aymara language

The Aymara language is spoken by the Aymara tribe in Bolivia, Peru, and north of Chile. In Chile, only a third of thribe say that they speak it well. An inflected language, it is one of the few Native American languages that has over one million speakers.

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