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Native American Vocabulary: Aymara Words

Welcome to our Aymara vocabulary page! Aymara is an Andean language of Bolivia, Peru and Chile, considered by some to be a distant relative of Quechua. We have included twenty basic Aymara words here, to compare with related American Indian languages. You can find more Aymara Indian words in our online picture glossaries. If you'd like to know an Aymara word that is not in these wordlists, you can take part in our Native American words fundraiser, consult an Indian language dictionary, or visit our main Aymara language site for more free resources.

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Aymara Word Set

(Click here for Aymara pronunciation guide)

English (Français) Central Aymara words
One (Un) Maya
Two (Deux) Paya
Three (Trois) Kimsa
Four (Quatre) Pusi
Five (Cinq) Pisqa
Man (Homme) Jaqi
Woman (Femme) Marmi
Dog (Chien) Anu
Sun (Soleil) Inti
Moon (Lune) Phaxsi
Water (Eau) Uma

Aymara Picture Dictionaries

Here are some themed Aymara word lists we have put together and illustrated for language learners. Feel free to print them out for classroom purposes!

*Aymara animal words
*Aymara body parts
*Aymara color words
*Aymara number words

Additional Resources

   A Journey Into the Lost Realm of the Aymara
   Aymara history
   Aymara culture
   Indigenous languages of Bolivia
   Andean civilization
   Native American language dictionary
   Native names

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