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English term or phrase:grouse
Italian translation:gallo cedrone
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10:05 Jun 11, 2001
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: on grouse
He turned out the little book on grouse.
sbuffando-brontolando:+ di questo non ho trovato.

la speranza è l'ultima a morire...grazie
scalera
Gallo cedrone
Explanation:
Scalera, niente facile e Robbie ha ragione di aver attirato la tua e la nostra attenzione su questa parola.

E' una di quelle piccole cose che fanno impazzire i traduttori.
Secondo questa fonte
http://home2.swipnet.se/~w-23343/grouse.html
The best-known North American species is the ruffed grouse, incorrectly known in the North as the "partridge" and in the South as the "pheasant." It is found across southern Canada and northern United States to the Pacific coast, and south to Georgia and Kansas. About 18 inches long, it has tufts of shiny black feathers on each side of its neck, which look like a ruff and so give the bird its name. A crest of feathers adorns the top of its head. In the early days before this bird had come to know the ways of man it was so trustful that it would sometimes sit quietly until it was knocked from its perch with a club, and so it was often called a "fool hen."

Poi ho chiesto a mio marito che e' nato nelle parti dove si svolge il tuo racconto (non era il Newfoundland?) e mi ha detto che 60 anni in Cape Breton la parola grouse era letteraria e un cacciatore avrebbe detto "partridge."

Come se non bastasse il Sage Grouse e' specie a rischio in Canada, e quindi protetta; in certe zone (British Columbia ad esempio) non se ne vedono da 30 anni: Two additions were made under the "extirpated" category, including the British Columbia population of the Sage Grouse, of which no individuals have been sighted in 30 years. Three butterflies were added to the list, including the colourful Monarch Butterfly, which was listed as vulnerable.
http://www.cws-scf.ec.gc.ca/es/97nr_e.html
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Summary of answers provided
naGallo cedrone
CLS Lexi-tech
nagalli cedroniRobbie
naha sfornato un libricino che trattava le pernici
Angela Arnone
naborbottando
Giovanna Graziani
nasull'argomento delle pernicixxxdsmith


  

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18 mins
sull'argomento delle pernici


Explanation:
Erm, please excuse my Italian. It's all a bit topical, but I would guess that your man either wrote a book about these fowl, or produced one from some drawer, cupboard, shelf or poke, depending on the context.

Derek

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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
CLS Lexi-tech: sulle pernici, ciao a Derek e a Scalera
22 mins

giogi: ma chi è questo tipo così poliedrico? mi associo a Derek.
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19 mins
borbottando


Explanation:
Sì, è proprio questo (ma più borbottare che brontolare).


    Collins Sansoni + conoscenze proprie
Giovanna Graziani
Italy
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36 mins
ha sfornato un libricino che trattava le pernici


Explanation:
it's exactly what Derek says - your man wrote a book about the species of "grouse"!!!!
Angela


Angela Arnone
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56 mins
galli cedroni


Explanation:
Grouse al plurale fa grouse oppure grouses. QUindi in questo caso il libricino è sui galli cedroni o simili.
Ciao

Robbie
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18 hrs
Gallo cedrone


Explanation:
Scalera, niente facile e Robbie ha ragione di aver attirato la tua e la nostra attenzione su questa parola.

E' una di quelle piccole cose che fanno impazzire i traduttori.
Secondo questa fonte
http://home2.swipnet.se/~w-23343/grouse.html
The best-known North American species is the ruffed grouse, incorrectly known in the North as the "partridge" and in the South as the "pheasant." It is found across southern Canada and northern United States to the Pacific coast, and south to Georgia and Kansas. About 18 inches long, it has tufts of shiny black feathers on each side of its neck, which look like a ruff and so give the bird its name. A crest of feathers adorns the top of its head. In the early days before this bird had come to know the ways of man it was so trustful that it would sometimes sit quietly until it was knocked from its perch with a club, and so it was often called a "fool hen."

Poi ho chiesto a mio marito che e' nato nelle parti dove si svolge il tuo racconto (non era il Newfoundland?) e mi ha detto che 60 anni in Cape Breton la parola grouse era letteraria e un cacciatore avrebbe detto "partridge."

Come se non bastasse il Sage Grouse e' specie a rischio in Canada, e quindi protetta; in certe zone (British Columbia ad esempio) non se ne vedono da 30 anni: Two additions were made under the "extirpated" category, including the British Columbia population of the Sage Grouse, of which no individuals have been sighted in 30 years. Three butterflies were added to the list, including the colourful Monarch Butterfly, which was listed as vulnerable.
http://www.cws-scf.ec.gc.ca/es/97nr_e.html


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