The Guarani

Also used the suffix "y" to nominate forest varieties (Karanda-and handsome-and, Kurup, and, jata-and-juasy and amba-y), and water areas "y" to indicate rivers , streams or water courses with an abundance of certain fish or other aquatic species and varieties (Pirapo-and-jatyta and Akara-and javevyi-y). All these names are very old, relate to the history of America before 1492. In short, the Guarani always been characterized by its habitat known as the palm of the hand. The Guarani-pardon the expression, "I put all Guarani name: animals, plants and minerals. Therefore, the arrival of Spanish throughout this part of America could only be understood in Guarani.

On the other hand, it is interesting to note that the Guarani never put his name to a particular place and in any case, he always took its name from the natural environment in which he lived. 2. Post-colonial formulas to nominate places Then, during the colonial period and the following years, with the founding of cities, towns, companies, neighborhoods, etc., continued to use this criterion (appointed by the abundance of a natural element present in the scene) but associated, as in a mathematical formula, "with another word Guarani, which defines the feature of the site as well: Hugua, a'u, Ka'aguy, or forming a hybrid phrase with a Castilian word but always responding to the template language (syntax ) Guarani as well: Step, Coast, Island, Potrero, Valle. Needless to say, just listening to the placename, Paraguay and can "see" "Draw" or "imagine" that location. There is no doubt that the Guarani language is extremely expressive and descriptive.