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CAMBA: Resident of eastern Bolivia

COLLA O KOLLA: Resident of the Bolivian Altiplano

CAPIBARA: Large rodent that lives in Amazonia (capybara).

CHACRA: 1. useless, good-for-nothing 2. Small farm

CHALLA: Aymara blessing ceremony

CHAPACO: Resident of Tarija

CHAQUEO: Clearing fields by burning. Environmental problem

CHARANGO: Bolivian stringed instrument, similar to a guitar

CHE: Argentine expression used to address someone familiarly. It's used in Bolivia as a tag spoken at the end of sentences.

CHELA: Beer

CHOCA: Blond woman

CHOLA: Andean woman wearing traditional costume

CHOMPA: Sweater

CHUÑO: Freeze-dried potato

CHULLO: Wool cap with ear flaps

CHULLPA/CHULLPARES: Pre-Colombian tomb(s)

CHUPAR: Drink alcoholic beverages

COCALERO: Coca grower

COCHABAMBINO: Cochabamba resident

CORREGIDOR: Judge, magistrate: highest authority in a town

CRUCEÑO: Santa Cruz resident

 

DE LA PUTA: Expression used to say something is quite good.

DIABLADA: Folkloric dance originating in Oruro

 

EKEKO: God of plenty

EL ALTO: Neighboring city of La Paz with a million residents where most rural migrants settle.

ENTEL: Government telephone company

ENTRADA: Parade of traditional dances

ESQUINA: Word used to get off the bus. Short for: "I would like to get off the bus at the next corner, please."

 
   
   
 

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