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"portocală"

Translation:orange

1 year ago

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Cognate with Turkish: portakal

1 year ago

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Cognate with Greek πορτοκάλι, too.

1 year ago

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Cognate with Persian Porteghal, too :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamiaELSharkawy

cognate with arabic bortokala

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago