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"Gurlak is a curmudgeon."

Translation:'I'SeghIm ghaH ghurlaq'e'.

February 4, 2020

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

Just curious -- is there any history behind the choice of 'I'SeghIm for "curmudgeon*?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michael.Lubetsky

Per boQwI', it "is a reference to "Isegrim" (or "Ysengrimus"), a wolf who is the chief character in a series of fables."


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

Ah, very interesting. Thank you!

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