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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
survival chances of the
the Guaraní people
good due to
on a national
Language info: The Guaraní language belongs to the indigenous American Tupí-Guaraní family
of languages that in pre-Columbian times used to be spoken over a large area
east of the Andes Mountain Chain, from the Caribbean Sea up to the Río de la
With close to five million speakers, Guaraní is still widely used by
traditional and integrated indigenous populations in Paraguay, Northern Argentina,
Guaraní is an official language alongside Spanish, is used as a first or second
language by well over 4.5 million people, as the only language by over 50%
of the rural population.
Jopará, a colloquial, more Hispanicized form of Guaraní,
is used by about 90% of the population in and around the Paraguayan capital
Asunción. This makes Guaraní one of the strongest Native American languages
as far as survival chances are concerned.