"A lime"

Translation:Um limão

6/13/2013, 6:04:45 PM

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Bensmultiverse

So lime and lemon are the same word?

6/13/2013, 6:04:45 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/r_i_l_e_y

There have been a few discussions about this before, and it can get a bit complicated. If you google this

site:duolingo.com limão lime lemon

I'm sure you will find them.

6/13/2013, 6:27:00 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/krausek
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Does Portuguese use "lima" (which is what word-reference gives as a translation?

7/9/2013, 6:07:20 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/djeidot
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European Portuguese uses "lima" for "lime" and "limão" for "lemon". Brazilian Portuguese uses "limão" for both.

10/18/2013, 3:31:00 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/eugdah

That explain why they don't always get my caipirinha right...

4/19/2014, 11:16:25 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/jamillaabdullah

Interesting. That makes things a tiny bit easier then!

3/5/2014, 5:34:27 AM
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