Quechumaran [kech΄o͞o mə rän′]
coined /span> QUECHU(A) + (AY)MARA + -n
a proposed language stock comprising Quechua and Aymara

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Quech·u·mar·an (kĕch'o͝o-mä-ränʹ) n.
A group of languages found mostly in the Andes highlands from southern Colombia to northern Chile and Argentina, composed of the Quechuan and Aymaran languages.

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Universalium. 2010.

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