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Central Aymara

"Central Aymara" is the name of one of the two major dialects of the Aymara language of South America. Central Aymara is mainly spoken in Bolivia, but also has speakers in southern Peru and northern Chile. Many linguists consider Southern Aymara and Central Aymara to be different enough from one another to qualify as distinct languages, while others consider them dialects of a single Aymara language.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Central Aymara tribe and language:

 Central Aymara language
 Aimara
 Aymara civilization
 Languages of Bolivia
 Languages of Peru
 Andean group
 Native South Americans

Here are a few good books about the Central Aymaras:
 Valley of the Spirits: A Journey Into the Lost Realm of the Aymara
 The Aymara Language in Its Social and Cultural Context



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