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In: Benito Lertxundi,
"eta maita herria,
u:ken dezadan plazera", 1974)
Basoilarrak kantatzen dizu:
Ihurk elezakezu: pentsa
nik zer du:dan goguan:
Gaiak oro iragaiten tu:t
The capercaillie is singing
in the forest of Irati.
Nobody could even begin to imagine
what it is that I have in my mind.
My nights I spend them all
next to my beloved one.
cap.er.cail.lie (ka`p'er-ka^l1ye^, -ka^1le^) also cap.er.cail.zie
(-k l1z ) noun
A large grouse (Tetrao urogallus), native to northern Europe and
having dark plumage and a fanlike tail. Also called wood grouse.
[Scottish Gaelic capull coille : capull, horse (from Middle Irish
capall, from Old Irish, ultimately from Latin caballus, of Celtic
origin) + coille, genitive of coille, forest (from Old Irish
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