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"Pili-pala."

Translation:A butterfly.

March 6, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sarahlp6409

This word is so delightful!


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

Is there any language whose word for "butterfly" isn't utterly charming?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/silverlight513

In North Wales I've seen a place by the name of Ty Gloin (I may be mis-spelling, I'm going from memory here) and the english was butterfly house. Is there another word for butterfly in the North or was it just two separate names?


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

glöyn, glöyn byw, glöyn Duw, iâr fach y haf, pili-pala, eilir, .... Used in various parts of Wales. Apparently, pili-pala is becoming the most popular term these days.

glöyn also means ember or coal.


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

Spelled with an "ö"! How bizarre.

I had to check the dictionary to make sure it wasn't a spelling mistake for glôyn or glōyn, which can look similar at small font sizes.

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