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Jaqaru Tribe

Language: Jaqaru is an Andean language of Peru, related to the Aymara language. Some linguists consider Jaqaru a dialect of Aymara, but they have many distinctions and it is difficult for speakers of Jaqaru and Aymara to understand each other, so they are usually treated as separate languages. A third language, Kawki, has often also been considered a dialect of Jaqaru. Jaqaru is an agglutinating language with SOV word order.

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Names: Jaqaru is the indigenous name used by the community themselves and means "the people's language." It is also spelled Jacaru, Jaq'aru, Haqaru, Haq'aru, Haqearu, and other ways.

Jaqaru Language Links

Jaqaru Language Tree:
    Theories about Jaqaru language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Jaqaru Language:
    Demographic information about Jaqaru from the Ethnologue of Languages.
Dictionary of Jaqi Languages:
    Online vocabulary in the Aymara, Jaqaru, and Kawki languages.
The Jaqi Collection: Aymara, Jaqaru, Kawki:
    Archive of texts and files in Jaqaru and related languages.
Wikipedia: Jaqaru:
    Encyclopedia entry about the Jaqaru language.

Jaqaru Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
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Jaqaru: Languages of the World:
    Grammar of the Jaqaru language for sale online.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Peru Linguistic Map * Tribes and Languages of Peru:
    Maps showing the areas in South America where Jaqaru is spoken.
La lengua jaqaru * Los jaqaru * Lengua Jaqaru * Idioma Jacaru * Palabras en Jacaru:
Information about the Jacaru language and people in Spanish.

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