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« on: May 19, 2007, 01:03 AM »
Greetings All,
Suddenly discovered earlier today that I had no idea what to call a person who is an expert on snails, apart from the all-too-obvious "snail expert" ;D, and was further shocked :o to discover that there are many other such words that I desconozco in both English and Spanish. So maybe we could build up a list of such stuff based on the person, the activity and the scientific name (?) - long-term project, and whenever we happen to come across a new one - and when we have more content, try to put some kind of (alphabetical?) order to it ???.

So, to set the ball rolling >:D:

cazador - la caza - cinegética
cetrero - cetrerí­a
veterinario - veterinaria

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And, of course, any of the other languages used on the Ib. Pen.

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The original title for this thread was Nature-related jobs, professions, activities, branches of science and people (in Spanish), but due to the lack of foresight of the forum developers and/or server designers, it didn't fit. Pity, 'cos it had a nice succinct descriptiveness to it  ;D.
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« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2007, 16:50 PM »
Greetings All,
Just two a day each? :-\

apicultor - apicultura
entomólogo - entomologí­a

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« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2007, 22:59 PM »

mamiferólogo - mamiferología
ornitólogo - ornitología

 ;D ;D
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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2007, 15:31 PM »
Greetings Lisa,
I'll see yours 'n' double it! (Sounds good, great line from the films - not sure if it fits :-\)

ecólogo/a and/or ecologista - ecologí­a
paleontólogo/a - paleontologí­a
botánico (/a?) - botánica
zoólogo/a - zoologí­a

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The alph. order is not yet a priority, is it? >:D

Pps.
I'd like to put in a request for the Sp. (and Eng.!) term for bat expert.

Pps.
Still waiting for that snail expert (in Sp. and Eng.)  >:D >:D

PPPs.
Can someone help me out with a doubt: does that smiley with its tongue sticking out mean "tricky" as in "That's a tricky one!" or "knackered" as in "That was difficult!"?

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« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2007, 16:17 PM »
Hola,

Working on the theory that a snail farmer is a snail expert and being glad that Roxanne is still in the grey island to the north and also that she had to put her snails back into the wild because her mum wanted the washing basket back.....

es  helicicultura

Here's the word being used at http://www.uco.es/organiza/servicios/publica/az/php/az.php?idioma=0&revista=67&codigo=921

en  heliciculture

And the usual in depth study Wikipedia link at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliciculture

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« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2007, 22:34 PM »
Greetings Clive and All,

Right, so we get heliciculturista or helicicultor/a (heliciculturist ??? ) - helicicultura. :-\ :-\ :-\

As for the in depth wiki-article (nominated as an example of how well-written articles for wikipedia can be), just love the following statement:

"Snail egg has 12 to 20 times the protein of salad.", which is where I stopped reading.

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« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2007, 22:59 PM »
Then we have the butterfly people:

lepidopterist (en)

lepidopterólogo (esp) - try pronouncing drunk
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« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2007, 23:06 PM »
bat expert - Eng. chiroptologist, Sp. chiroptologo/quiropterista  ???


and I'm only doing one cos TP did 4  >:(

For Nick - drunk  ;D
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« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2007, 23:08 PM »
And more:

ornithologist - ornitólogo
birder - pajarero

fish
ichthyologist-  ictiólogo
insects
entomologist - entomólogo
shrooms
mycologist - micólogo
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« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2007, 23:11 PM »
Hola,

That snail link is very good indeed.....And I quite like the bit about making escargot (but don't tell Roxanne)...

Ok everybody over to the creepy crawlies board....There is an extinct moth that needs identifying...

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« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2007, 23:41 PM »
Oh dear. Just seen your "just two each a day rule", Technopat

Oh well

Guardia forestal
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« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2007, 23:45 PM »
Greetings All,
Great stuff!
You see, folks, all that was needed was a bit of the right spirit (sporting - not alcoholic) to get things going.
I was going to up the ante, but it's clear that at this rate we'll have an amazingly extensive list in no time!

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« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2007, 23:49 PM »
Greetings Nick and All,
The just-two-a-day crack was meant in a teasing/pleading tone, as in "Isn't anyone capable of coming up with even two a day?" >:D >:D
The more the merrier!
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« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2007, 23:58 PM »
Hola,

What the Spanish phrase for "overuse of the devil smilie"???

maybe it should be confiscated from technopat?

 ;D

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« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2007, 00:03 AM »
 :-*
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« Reply #15 on: May 23, 2007, 09:34 AM »
Here are a few more then;

bacteriología - bacteriólogo

ecología - ecologista

ethología - ethologista (animal behaviour)

oceanografía - oceanógrafo

pedología - pedologista (soil, not to be confused with children or breaking wind)

orología - orólogo/orologista?? (mountains)

acarología - acarólogo (ticks and mites  :o)

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« Reply #16 on: May 23, 2007, 10:24 AM »
Greetings Lisa,
Your cool inclusion of acarologí­a is the perfect cue - nit-picking  ;D - for me to point out, while we're still on the pre-draft version, that the "th" combination is uncommon in Spanish and the Konrad Lorenz, although actually a zoologist, animal psychologist (Sp., anyone?) and ornithologist, is most often referred to as an etólogo, as in in etologí­a.

While we're on this sub-section - ethnobotanist, anybody?

Don't doubt you'll get your own back on me some day! >:D

Kind regs.
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« Reply #17 on: May 23, 2007, 10:48 AM »
The nearest I can get to snails is;

Eng. malacology (study of molluscs)
Sp. malacología - malacólogo

http://elrincondelmalacologo.iespana.es/

Must go and do something useful guesthouse-wise.  ::)
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« Reply #18 on: May 23, 2007, 13:37 PM »
Greetings All,
It's snippets like Lisa's above that help to make this iberianature forum one of the best and most exciting discoveries I've come across in years. Every day brings a new titbit (tidbit to you Yanks out there  ;)) to enjoy - I've learnt more here over the last few months than in years.

From malacologí­a we get to the subdivision conquiologí­a and conquiólogo.

The following link takes us to the Sociedad Española de Malacalogí­a:
http://www.sesm.es/

Many thanx, Lisa :)
Warm regs.
Technopat
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« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2007, 22:23 PM »
Greetings All,

taxónomo/ma and/or taxonomista - taxonomí­a

Interesting chorrada has just cropped up re. Nick's Guardia forestal - all the official sources (BOE and regional gov. web sites) I've checked on Gooooooogle say Guarda  - the only references to guardia are the schools that prepare the public examinations. The DRAE is, of course, useless.

Also Agente forestal and Guarda rural

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