"pasăre"

Translation:bird

January 5, 2017

11 Comments


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

"pájaro" en español, "pássaro" em português

January 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/razvan.marin

From Latin's passer.

January 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nahuatl1939

Etiam ! Latine loqueris ?

May 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nahuatl1939

French ( my language) passereau

May 27, 2017

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

Isn't ''oiseau'' the word for bird in French?

June 29, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louis369947

Note that those two don't translate as "bird". An eagle is not "um pássaro". I think the right translation is "passerine".

May 27, 2019

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

In Cl Latin the word for a bird was avis and passer > Rom. 'pasăre' merely meant a sparrow or a "passerine bird" (sometimes also called "song birds") in a broader sense. Similarly, in Cl Latin the word for mice was mūs and only the shrew mice were called sorex > Rom. 'șoarece'... Does anyone know what is the fate of the original Latin words for a bird and a mouse in its daughter languages? Are they preserved in some form or were entirely wiped out?

July 29, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louis369947

Latin "avis" gave "ave" in Spanish and Portuguese.

May 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Valeria40672

'Passero' in italian

June 24, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Louis369947

That one kept the latin meaning of "sparrow".

May 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/justiina35

Just telling, bird= lintu for finish in Finland :)

August 19, 2018
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