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"** Let's play a language game! ** [CULTURAL DIFFERENCES] Animal Sounds This is a chicken. Everyione knows what a chicken is, but did you know that people describe chickens differently around the world. Let's learn from each other. 1. Share the word for CHICKEN in your native language. 2. Share the sound that a CHICKEN makes in your native langauge. 3. What other meaning does the word CHICKEN have in your language? BONUS - record yourself making your chicken sound!
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Nov 16, 2020 4:05 AM
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There are different words in Portuguese to refer to this bird. The hen is "galinha", the rooter is "galo" and the baby bird is pinto. Also we say "frango" to the chicken that we buy in the supermarket. This bird is usually raised in big farms. The hen sounds like "co-co-có", the rooster sings "cocoricó" and the little chichen sounds "piu-piu". :D
13 days ago
A chicken in Chinese makes the sound 咯咯 (gē gē) 雞 (jī) in Chinese is bad and has meaning of prostitute. If you call a woman a 雞 (jī) in Chinese that is really bad.
14 days ago
En français on dit un poulet, la poule caquette (cot cot) et les poulets c’est la police
13 days ago
The world chicken in spanish is “gallina”. The sound is usually imitated as “quiquiriquí”. Being a gallina in Argentina means that you are scared of losing, you don’t dare doing something. When you refuse to play in Argentina people will start making the sound of a gallina to make u accept the challenge. Also, “gallinas” is how are called River fans.
13 days ago
In India, we have 22 different languages, out of these I speak Hindi and we call chicken as “Murga” Hindi - मुर्ग़ा
13 days ago
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