Aymara sentence example
- AYMARA (anc. Colla), a tribe of South American Indians, formerly inhabiting the country around Lake Titicaca and the neighbouring valleys of the Andes.
- They, however, retained certain privileges, such as the use of their own language; and their treatment by their conquerors generally suggested that the latter believed themselves of Aymara blood.
- 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.
- Society (1870), "The Aymara Indians of Bolivia and Peru."
- The sierra or upland Indians, the most numerous and strongest type, belong largely to the Quichua and Aymara.Advertisement
- The first historical records show us these people already possessed of a considerable civilization, and speaking two allied languages, Aymara and Quichua.
- He joined the Jesuits in 1551, and in 1571 was sent as a missionary to Peru; he acted as provincial of his order from 1576 to 1581, was appointed theological adviser to the council of Lima in 1582, and in 1583 published a catechism in Quichua and Aymara - the first book printed in Peru.
- Chuncho has also been used to describe one of three aboriginal stocks of Peru, the others being Quichua and Aymara.
- Although Spanish is the language of the dominant minority, Quichua, Aymara and Guarani are the languages of the natives, who form a majority of the population.
- According to Captain Carbajal, who descended it in the little 2 Pongo is a corruption of the Quichua puncu and the Aymara ponco, meaning a door.Advertisement
- Many Aymara were dependents of these estates, exchanging labor or crops for usufruct rights to arable lands.