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"Portán."

Translation:Crab.

January 20, 2015

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[deactivated user]

    For those who have a surfeit of crabs here are a few other creatures found near the shore:

    • gliomach (lobster)
    • faocha (periwinkle)
    • bairneach (limpet)
    • diúilicín (cockle)
    • ruacan (mussel)

    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brigids.em

    Is portán the word for both the live animal and the food, or there a pig/pork distinction in Irish?


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

    It’s used for both.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SamJimenez6

    Crab cakes, anyone?


    [deactivated user]

      Crúbóg is another word for 'Crab'.


      https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ShaneBrode4

      Portán is apparently a pre Gaelic word. One of the only ones found in ireland

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