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Aymar aru
Native to Bolivia, Peru and Chile.
Ethnicity Aymara people
Native speakers (1.8 million in Bolivia cited 1987)
660,000 in Peru (2000–2006)
Language family
  • Aymara
Language codes
ISO 639-1 ay
ISO 639-2 aym
ISO 639-3 ayminclusive code
Individual codes:
ayr – Central Aymara
ayc – Southern Aymara
Geographic Distribution of the Aymara language

The Aymara language is spoken by the Aymara tribe in Bolivia, Peru, and north of Chile. In Chile only a third declared linguistic competence. The language is inflected. It is one of the few Native American languages which has over one million speakers.