The common names for Meleagris gallopavo in other languages also frequently
reflect its exotic ... In Portuguese and Galician, the word for turkey is peru, which
also refers to the country Peru, but...
Nov 24, 2015 ... In Portuguese, it's literally a “Peru bird,” and in Malay, it's called a “Dutch chicken.
” ... Turkeys, as we know them, have fared better than their guinea fowl .... I
actually don't mind what did you say about that word, cause even if ...
turkey - Online English-Portuguese dictionary. ... For the noun: turkey. Plural form:
turkey, turkeys ... Do you see that wild turkey over there? Está vendo aquele ...
Nov 26, 2007 ... What do turkeys say in Portuguese?: In English, turkeys say "gobble gobble
gobble." What do turkeys say in Portuguese? A. Kalkoen kluek B.
Nov 26, 2014 ... Turkey, which has no native turkeys, does not call turkey "turkey. ... use the word
piru or peru, the latter being how the Portuguese refer to the American .... in this
race is what Donald Trump will say in his concession speech.
Jun 11, 2014 ... Here's a fact: Some foreign words just really don't have equivalents in other
languages. It's too bad -- people who don't speak the native tongue ...
Nov 17, 2012 ... But she tripped up in the stuffing department—actually, I should say, dressing ...
And the Portuguese voodoo that only she pulled off? ..... the true first
Thanksgiving meal (where it seemed there were no turkeys; yes I went all ...
Nov 23, 2010 ... Six subspecies of wild turkeys are native to North America, as shown in ... Fates
say he would live only as long as a brand burning on her fireplace. .... as did the
Portuguese themselves; the word for turkey, galinhas do Peru ...
Nov 24, 2015 ... People will sometimes tell you that in Turkey, the turkey is called ... The
Portuguese didn't get the turkey from Calicut or anywhere else in India, of course.
... They also picked up turkeys from Spanish traders coming from Mexico and
sold them around Europe. But they didn't say where they got them from.
Nov 27, 2001 ... The Aztecs, who kept domesticated turkeys for hundreds of years before the ...
Turk can mean either "a citizen of the modern state of Turkey" or more broadly, ...
The OED doesn't say so but according to Schorger, the word has also ... In
Portuguese, the bird is called peru, despite the fact that the bird w...