Scotch or whiskey

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14:23 Feb 8, 2018
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English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / adult romance book
English term or phrase: Scotch or whiskey
“Thank you, but I don’t drink Scotch or whiskey.”

Alguns dicionários traduzem "Scotch" simplesmente como "uísque". Numa passagem anterior, traduzi "Scotch" como "uísque escocês", porém, obviamente há que se fazer uma distinção no atual contexto.

Como traduzir isso para PT-Br? Pensei em "uísque normal/comum ou uísque escocês". O que os colegas opinam? Alguma outra sugestão? Obrigado!
Oliveira Simões
United States
Local time: 05:47


Summary of answers provided
4 +5Uísque escocês nem irlandês
Rita Rocha
5nem Scotch, nem uísque
Nick Taylor
4nem scoth, nem bourbon
Rafael Sousa Brazlate
4uísque
Jonatas Ribeiro


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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
scotch or whiskey
Uísque escocês nem irlandês


Explanation:
"The Scots spell it whisky and the Irish spell it whiskey, with an extra 'e'. This difference in the spelling comes from the translations of the word from the Scottish and Irish Gaelic forms."

Fica a sugestão.
Penso que essa opção explica bem a diferença entre os dois tipos de uísque e mantém a tradução que usou anteriormente.


    Reference: http://www.whiskyforeveryone.com/whisky_basics/whisky_or_whi...
Rita Rocha
Portugal
Local time: 13:47
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 23

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agree  Mariana Vieira: É isso mesmo (depois há diferenças entre os processos de distilação, mas não me parece que seja preciso ir por aí).
2 mins
  -> Obrigada Mariana!

agree  Hauke Christian
6 mins
  -> Obrigado Hauke!

agree  Nuno Rosalino: Apesar de "uísque" ser a forma como o meu avô fala ;)
9 mins
  -> Obrigado Nuno!

agree  JohnMcDove
1 hr
  -> Obrigado John!

agree  Paulo Gasques
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38 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
scotch or whiskey
uísque


Explanation:
I would not make the distinction as it is not usually made in Brazilian portuguese. Besides, whiskey with an "e" can be Irish but also American and Canadian whiskey with rye for the malt. As I understand, she wants to say doesn't drink any kind of whisky, so just "uísque" is fine.


    https://www.scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk/about-whisky/whisky-or-whiskey
Jonatas Ribeiro
Brazil
Local time: 09:47
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 20
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
scotch or whiskey
nem Scotch, nem uísque


Explanation:
nem Scotch, nem uísque

Nick Taylor
Local time: 13:47
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
scotch or whiskey
nem scoth, nem bourbon


Explanation:
Se a história se passa nos EUA, eles podem estar usando wiskey para se referir ao bourbon, pois a grande distinção por lá é entre scotch e bourbon. Ou o local e o estrangeiro.

Rafael Sousa Brazlate
Brazil
Local time: 09:47
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 12

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neutral  Jonatas Ribeiro: gostei!
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