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.