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Article 18:
 The peregrine falcon in other languages

compiled by Bart Goemaere and William J. Higginson

NAME LANGUAGE COUNTRY CONTRIBUTOR
slegvalk

Afrikaans

South Africa

B.G.

shaheen Arabic various B.G.
slechtvalk Dutch Netherlands B.G.
peregrine falcon English various B.G.
faucon pŔlerin French various B.G.
wanderfalke German various B.G.
kiinaaleeraq   Greenland B.G.
ferdafalkur   Faroe Islands B.G.
f÷rufalki Icelandic Iceland B.G.
falco pellegrino Italian Italy B.G.
shahin Indian India B.G.
falco peregrinus Latin   B.G.
vandrefalk Nordish-Danish Norway / Denmark B.G.
sapsan Russian Russia B.G.
halcˇn com˙n Spanish various B.G.
pilgrimsfalk Swedish Sweden B.G.
valluru (generic term) Tamil Sri Lanka B.G.
kurulla-goya (generic term for raptors - kurulla means bird; goya means hawk) Sinhalese Sri Lanka B.G.
hayabusa Japanese Japan W.G.H.
karimpullu Malayalam India W.G.H.
noded Hebrew Israel W.G.H.
peregrino Portugese / Spanish Brazil / Mexico W.G.H.
perigkrin Greek (modern) Greece W.G.H.
ukhetshe Xhosa South Africa W.G.H.
yˇusn Chinese (Pekin) China W.G.H.

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