galah

galah
1. розовый какаду (Kakatoe roseicapilla; яркий небольшой австралийский попугай; обитает на открытых пространствах Австралии; в некоторых р-нах считается вредителем, т. к. стаи птиц уничтожают посевы; австралийцы предпочитают именно этих попугаев держать в клетке как комнатных птиц)
2. перен. разг. глупый человек, простак

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • galah — [gə lä′] n. [< native name] a pink and gray cockatoo (Cacatua roseicapilla) that is widely distributed in inland Australia and is popular as a cage bird …   English World dictionary

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  • galah — The word galah is a borrowing into Australian English from the Aboriginal Yuwaalaraay language of northern New South Wales. In early records it is variously spelt as galar, gillar, gulah, etc. It is first recorded in 1862 in J. McKinlay s Journal …   Australian idioms

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  • galah — UK [ɡəˈlɑː] / US [ɡəˈlɑ] noun [countable] Word forms galah : singular galah plural galahs Australian informal an insulting word for a person who you think is silly or stupid …   English dictionary

  • galah — noun a) A pink and grey species of cockatoo native to Australia. Scientific name: Eolophus roseicapilla. That galah nearly drove me off the road. b) A fool, particularly when driving …   Wiktionary

  • galah — rožinis kakadu statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Cacatua roseicapillus; Eolophus roseicapillus angl. galah vok. Rosakakadu, m rus. розовый какаду, m pranc. cacatoès rosalbin, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – rožiniai kakadu …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Galah, Victoria — Infobox Australian Place | type = town name = Galah state = vic caption = lga = Rural City of Mildura postcode = 3507 coordinates = coord|35|5|S|142|11|E |scale:100000 region:AU VIC |display=title,inline pop = 28 (within 7 km radius) est =… …   Wikipedia

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  • galah — noun Etymology: Yuwaalaraay (Australian aboriginal language of northern New South Wales) gilaa Date: 1862 a pink breasted Australian cockatoo (Eolophus roseicapillus syn. Cacatua roseicapilla) that is sometimes a pest in wheat growing areas and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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