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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
Qollasuyu (Bolivian) Quechua
Bolivia is one of the countries in which
widely used and has some
info: Quechua is used in several South American countries. It is the indigenous language
of numerous communities throughout a large area in the Andes Mountains. It
has numerous dialects and dialect groups.
With about eight million speakers,
Quechua is the most widely used Native American language, and of this speaker
population about one third has no or little command of Spanish (Castilian),
the European language that overshadows all indigenous languages of the Andean
This translation is in a dialect of Bolivia, an area the indigenous
movement calls Qollasuyu.