"portocală"

Translation:orange

December 1, 2016

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Beatles-Musician

Cognate with Turkish: portakal

December 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J.C.M.H.

Cognate with Greek πορτοκάλι, too.

March 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Herovic2

Cognate with Persian Porteghal, too :)

April 2, 2017

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

cognate with arabic bortokala

May 10, 2017

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

I think it's because a lot of times oranges are ported from Portugal

June 28, 2017

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

Good point. I never before associated the name Portugal with oranges, but now I will, seeing the widespread cognate list.

July 2, 2017
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