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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
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 Tree:
Theories about Jaqaru language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
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.
Encyclopedia entry about the Jaqaru language.
Jaqaru Dictionaries, Audio Tapes and Language Resources
Jaqaru: Languages of the World:
Grammar of the Jaqaru language for sale online.
Links, References, and Additional Information
La lengua jaqaru Los jaqaru Idioma Jacaru Palabras en Jacaru:
Information about the Jacaru language in Spanish.
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