Guarani sentence example
- Cabot in his voyage had seen many silver ornaments in the possession of the Timbu and Guarani Indians.
- Fauna.-Among wild animals the tiger or ounce-called in the Guarani language the ja-gud or "big dog"-and the puma are found on the frontier of Brazil and on the wooded islets and banks of the larger rivers.
- In the Guarani language "Charrua" means turbulent, and by their enemies the Charruas were accounted as such, and even ferocious, although admitted to be generous to their captives.
- The Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes (1839-1896) is the best known of those who have adopted music as a profession, his opera Il Guarani having been produced at most of the European capitals.
- The great majority of the inhabitants are of Indian (Guarani) descent, with very slight traces of foreign blood.Advertisement
- The common language of the country is Guarani, although in a few districts Tupi is spoken.
- Inhabiting the southern part of the Bolivian plain are the Chiriguanos, a detached tribe of the Guarani race which drifted westward to the vicinity of the Andes long ago.
- Although Spanish is the language of the dominant minority, Quichua, Aymara and Guarani are the languages of the natives, who form a majority of the population.
- Owing to its patronage by the Jesuit missionaries the Guarani language became a widespread medium of communication, and in a corrupted form is still the common language in Paraguay.
- Since then, they have offered hand-tooled leather goods.The leather tooling is done by craftsmen from the Guarani Indian tribe.Advertisement