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English translation: gunga (Angolan), common eland

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Portuguese term or phrase:gunga
English translation:gunga (Angolan), common eland
Entered by: Fernando Domeniconi
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17:01 Sep 12, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Zoology / African fauna
Portuguese term or phrase: gunge
Some type of Angolan big game.

"André XXX, o matador profissional mais feroz de espécies em extinção ou não (4 gunge, 3 pacaças, 14 onças..."
lexical
Spain
Local time: 04:43
gunga
Explanation:
Continuo acreditando ser um typo para gunga, mas a referência continha um erro:

... o elande ou gunga comum é o maior antílope africano. Tal não o impede, ... O nome científico da espécie – Taurotragus oryx – tem na sua origem tauros ...
www.badoca.com/?path=/Portugus/Os Animais/Animais do Safari/...

Tragelaphus scriptus) the Gunga (Taurotragus orus), Olongo or Kudu. (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), Cabra do mato (Cephalopuhus dorsalis; Sylvicapra ...
www.fao.org/AG/AGAInfo/programmes/en/genetics/documents/Int...

Centro Angolano de Altos Estudos InternacionaisThis park has a wealth of fauna to offer the tourist: elephants, gunga, pacaça (water buffalo), nunces, golungo, wild boar, monkeys, red palanca, deer, ...
www.caaei.org/bengo.html
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Fernando Domeniconi
United States
Local time: 22:43
Grading comment
Thank you! I did wonder if it was a typo.
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gunga


Explanation:
Continuo acreditando ser um typo para gunga, mas a referência continha um erro:

... o elande ou gunga comum é o maior antílope africano. Tal não o impede, ... O nome científico da espécie – Taurotragus oryx – tem na sua origem tauros ...
www.badoca.com/?path=/Portugus/Os Animais/Animais do Safari/...

Tragelaphus scriptus) the Gunga (Taurotragus orus), Olongo or Kudu. (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), Cabra do mato (Cephalopuhus dorsalis; Sylvicapra ...
www.fao.org/AG/AGAInfo/programmes/en/genetics/documents/Int...

Centro Angolano de Altos Estudos InternacionaisThis park has a wealth of fauna to offer the tourist: elephants, gunga, pacaça (water buffalo), nunces, golungo, wild boar, monkeys, red palanca, deer, ...
www.caaei.org/bengo.html


Fernando Domeniconi
United States
Local time: 22:43
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you! I did wonder if it was a typo.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Clauwolf
23 mins
  -> Obrigado, Clauwolf!

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos
1 hr
  -> Obrigado, Muriel!

agree  Rachel Fell: but Taurotragus oryx, usu. known as Common Eland - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Eland http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/003/Y1515B/y1515b17.htm
14 hrs
  -> Yes, agree. Thank you, Rachel!

agree  Paula Vaz-Carreiro
17 hrs
  -> Obrigado, Paula!
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Sep 13, 2007 - Changes made by Fernando Domeniconi:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/8025">lexical's</a> old entry - "gunga" » "gunga (Angolan), eland"


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