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What’s with this “Wren” thing?
The oldest extant version of the fable
are presenting here appeared in 1913 in the first volume of a two-volume anthology
Saxon folktales (Plattdeutsche
Volksmärchen “Low German Folktales”)
collected by Wilhelm Wisser (1843–1935). Read
near the Hundred Islands National Park, the
municipality of Anda is commonly
known as the "Mother of the Hundred
Language information: Bolinao is one of the languages of the Philippines’ Pangasinan Province situated in Central Luzon. It is primarily the language
of the island municipality of Anda which lies at the entrance of Lingayen Gulf.
Although Bolinao is used in Pangasinan, it is only distantly related to the Pangasinan languages
that dominates that province. Bolinao is one of the Sambalic languages that
used along the central west coast of the Island of Luzon. In terms of speaker
number (ca. 50,000) it is the second-largest Sambalic language (after Sambal
with about twice as many speakers).
Bolinao has traditional
contacts with other Sambalic languages as well as with regionally dominant Pangasinan and nationally dominant Tagalog. It has been influenced by both of these dominant languages as well as by Spanish
Genealogy: Austronesian > Malayo-Polynesian > Western > Philippines > Northern > Central Luzon > Sambalic