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"I do not like salted gannet at all."

Translation:Cha toil leam guga idir.

November 28, 2019

10 Comments


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

Guga salann is salted gannet, guga is just a Gannett


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

As far as I know, guga is a young gannet, always salted for preservation, so possibly the "saltedness" is understood and need not be expressed. I think the adult bird is sùlaire, aka Solan goose.


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    That is what i thought. Guga is just gannet.


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

    Do you get gannet in food any other way than salted? It was a new one to me.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Christie686527

    I always thought guga was just something they ate on St Kilda when there was nothing else - I didn't realise it was more widespread as a food


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

    Huge tradition of guga hunting in Ness, Lewis. It features in one of Peter May's Lewis Trilogy, though can't remember which one, not the first of the three, though. It's still a legal hunt, I believe, considered sustainable.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarah719476

    How bizarre, never occurred to me salted gannet was a foodstuff, thanks for the education!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ans176sca

    I feel like they should at least either make guga salainn a correct solution or not put salainn in the words to chose from, it's needlessly misleading


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/maskedmallard537

    The "Cha" tile produced a child's voice saying something that sounded like quiche. Is this a correct pronunciation?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paul363620

    This is my question as well

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