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"Y pili-pala"

Translation:The butterfly

February 5, 2016

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1889

Great word!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rhian662482

It describes the way a butterfly flies through the air - I agree, a lovely word!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah-Cheung

Lol. Pilipala in Chinese is an onomatopoeic word. It's used to describe the sound of firecrackers, the sound when a box of crystal balls fall onto the ground, or other sounds like that. XD


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1889

I learn several interesting new things every day in these discussions. Never know what'll be next. Thanks! :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Leanne444

I say pili-pala but I've also heard iâr fach yr haf and glöen byw


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ash473779

What a beautiful word for a butterfly!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jonafown

Its semi-repetition kind of reminds me of the filipino word for butterfly, paru-paro


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rmcode
Mod
  • 2009

That's interesting, thanks for the comment.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/crussmor

My favorite Welsh word so far.

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