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Re: fruitbats (wasRe: Butterflies)

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang23@...>
Date:Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 4:28
on 11/7/05 6:29 PM, João Ricardo de Mendonça at somnicorvus@GMAIL.COM wrote:

> 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
Thanx. ::stores this away in his compilation:: Any more, peeps 0_o? -- Hanuman Zhang
> Verbing weirds language.