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Re: fruitbats (wasRe: Butterflies)

From:João Ricardo de Mendonça <somnicorvus@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 2:29
On 11/4/05, Jonathan Chang <zhang23@...> wrote:
> :: de-cloak/de-lurk :: > > Hiya Peeps, > another similar word to _butterfly_ to translate is _fruitbat_. > (BTW I am really curious how German, French, Italian, Dutch,etc. & various > conlangs would translate the phrase "gooey fruitbat")
Portuguese for bat is morcego. I don't know a word for "fruitbat". I googled for it and came up with "morcego de frutas" or "morcego das frutas" for the Artibeus lituratus. gooey fruitbat = "morcego de frutas pegajoso" or "morcego de frutas peguento" João Ricardo de Mendonça


Jonathan Chang <zhang23@...>