Language: Kallawaya is a ritual language of Bolivia, made up of a mixture of Andean languages
Aymara.) This language is used primarily for religious purposes by a sect of
traditional healers called the kallawayas.
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Names: Kallawaya is an indigenous word meaning "medicine." It refers to the traditional medicine men,
and has become the name for their ritual language as well. This name is also spelled many other ways including
Callawalla, Kallawalla, Kallawallas, Callahuaya, and Qollahuaya.