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"Snèap agus buntàta."

Translation:Turnip and potato.

December 9, 2019

7 Comments


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

Tatties and 'neaps! it all makes sense now...


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

Neeps. And it's from Scots, not Gaelic; turnips, 'nips.

With that said, I came here to say that I can't believe you rejected "tatties and neeps" as an answer! Well, okay, I can believe it, but you should probably accept it anyway. ;)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joannejoanne12

It's because of the word order. 'Neeps and tatties' will be accepted :)


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

Aye, given how iconic it is in Scottish cuisine, neeps and tatties should definitely be accepted as an answer.


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

It says swede is also a translation for snèap. Is that swede as in "person from Sweden"? Weird it's the same word as turnip.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pete670519

Most Americans have never heard them called swedes, but that's a common term for turnips in the UK


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Luke439662

Turnips in Scotland are yellow, my wife is from Yorkshire however and for her turnips are the white ones with purple skin, the yellow ones are swedes.

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