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List of names for turkeys


In Hawaiian, it is called pelehu, from the Portuguese. The Hawaiian nobleman Boki acquired turkeys during the South American leg of his world tour and ...

Turkey Trivia Game |authorSTREAM


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.

How an American Bird Got the Name 'Turkey' : TreeHugger


Nov 23, 2010 ... ... native North American species, turkeys became known as peru in Portuguese. ... Ironically, the name of turkeys in the Turkish language is even more geographically off ... And considering the name of the bird in most other languages has nothing to do with geography, I am going to ... I was gonna say that.

Language Pulsations: Turkey Around the World – Pulsations


Nov 24, 2011 ... To this day, the Portuguese word for turkey is peru, as in Peru, the South ... How do you say turkey in other languages and where do those ...

Portuguese Turkey with Two Stuffings Recipe | Leite's Culinaria


Nov 17, 2012 ... But she tripped up in the stuffing department—actually, I should say, dressing ... none of which have anything to do with Thanksgiving, as they don't ..... the true first Thanksgiving meal (where it seemed there were no turkeys; ...

The Language of Food: Turkey


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 ...

The Straight Dope: Is turkey (the bird) named after Turkey (the ...


Nov 27, 2001 ... The Aztecs, who kept domesticated turkeys for hundreds of years ... During the period of the empire, the Turkish name for the country had nothing to do with the Turks. ... 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 ...

Quiz: Thanksgiving Trivia Questions - Quizzes


What do you know about Thanksgiving? A lot? A little? A lottle? Test your knowledge with this quiz, yo. Take this quiz! Approximately how many feathers does.

History News Network | Our Turkish-American Thanksgiving Bird


Nov 25, 2009 ... ... the naughty behavior of wild American turkeys, preferring the domesticated and ... Based on the small avalanche of responses I got, I would say that I succeeded. ... In those lands where Portuguese is the lingua Franca, the huexoloti is ... out to be a shortened form of “gallinho do Peru” (Peruvian chicken) .

A Much More Respectable Bird... a Bird of Courage : The Colonial ...


... on December 11, 1620, finding a last-minute holiday turkey was not on their to- do list. ... Some historians say Hernando Cortes, the swashbuckling Spanish ... Like pheasant and grouse, wild turkeys can burst into a short flight that clocks .... bird; to the Lebanese—the Abyssinian cock; the Portuguese called it the Peru bird, ...

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What do turkeys say - Answers.com


How do you say Welcome to Turkey in Turkish? Türkiye'ye hoşgeldiniz .... they say gobble gobble in English but portuguese idk about that! Answer They say 'glu  ...

How does a turkey say gobble gobble in Portuguese - Answers.com


In English turkeys say gobble gobble gobble What do turkeys say in French? Glou-glou ... In English turkeys say gobble but what do they say in portuguese?

Turkey the bird and the nation - why do they share a name ...


4 days ago ... 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 ...... The article didn't say that the country's, Turkey's, name came from the ...

Thanksgiving Trivia - Catalogs.com


In English, turkeys say "gobble gobble." What do turkeys say in Portuguese? A. Cluck Cluck B. Groo Groo C. Gluglugluglu D. Krull Krull Correct answer: C ...

How the Thanksgiving turkey was named after the country Turkey


4 days ago ... The Portuguese didn't get the turkey from Calicut or anywhere else ... 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. ... German's Truthuhn also does — it comes from Trut and Huhn (nothing to do with truth!) .....