- a member of an Indian people living in the mountainous regions around Lake Titicaca in Bolivia and Peru.
- the language of the Aymara people.
Origin of Aymara
Examples from the Web for aymara
Historical Examples of aymara
It must be pointed out, however, that other authorities regard the Aymara and Quichua as entirely distinct.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
The stature is rather below the average, but there are tall individuals, who as a rule resemble the Aymara type.
The Quechua is lighter and yellower than the Aymara, and more of a Mongolian type.
The Aymara is a little above the average height, has the chest strongly developed, the calves powerful, and the feet small.
The Aymara woman wears several of these petticoats superimposed, which gives her a very bulky look about the hips.
- plural -ras or -ra a member of a South American Indian people of Bolivia and Peru
- the language of this people, probably related to Quechua