Word of the Day / Tarnegol hodu תרנגול הודו
Across the United States today, families will be consuming a bird of many national origins. Though deemed 'turkey' in English, a reference to the country, in Hebrew the same bird is more at home in India.
In honor of Thanksgiving, let’s talk turkey. The bird that goes so well with cranberry sauce is known in Hebrew as tarnegol hodu (tar-ne-GOAL HO-doo), which means “Indian chicken.”
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