A LWfG in front and a WfG in the rear. Copyright Jari Kostet

Portal to the Lesser White-fronted Goose

- by the Fennoscandian Lesser White-fronted Goose project


Lesser White-fronted Goose in other languages

Here is an alphabetic list of official national names of the Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus (Linnaeus) 1758 [Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.123].

Language Official name Transcribed to Latin Meaning
Albanian  Pata këmbëkuqe    
Arabic الأوز الأغر الصغير [Al-Uwaz Al-Aghar Al-Sagheer] lesser white-fronted goose
Armenian Ծվվան Սագ [Tzvvan Sug]  
Asturian (Spain) Gansu Caretu Nanu, Gansu Caretu Piqueñu    
Azerbaijani Ağqaş qaz [Ahgash gaz] goose with white eyebrows
Basque Antzaratxo, Antzara nanoa, Oca riallera petita    
Belarusian   Гусь-піскулька, Малы белалобы гусь    
Breton (France)   Ar waz vailh bihan    
Bulgarian   Малка белочела гъска [Malka belochela gaska ]  
Chinese      小白额雁  [Xiăo bái'é yàn]  
Croatian Mala guska    
Czech Husa malá, dř. turkyně malá, Turkyně malá    
Danish Dværggås   dwarf goose
Dutch Dwerggans   dwarf goose
English Lesser White-fronted Goose   lesser white-fronted goose
Esperanto Malgranda ansero    
Estonian Väike-laukhani   small white-fronted goose
French Oie naine    
Frisian Goudeachje    
Finnish Kiljuhanhi   screaming goose
Faroese Ennihvit gás    
Gaelic Gèadh-bhlàr Bheag    
German Zwerggans   dwarf goose
Georgian წრიპინა ღერღეტი    
Greek Νανόχηνα [Navdchva] dwarf goose
Hebrew אווז קטן, אוז זוטר אוז קטן    
Hungarian Kiz Lilik   small + onomatopoetic word
Irish Mionghé bhánéadanach    
Icelandic Fjallgæs   mountain goose
Italian Oca lombardella minore    
Japanese カリガネ  [Karigane]  
Khakas (Khakassia) Кiчiг ах хабах хас, Кiчiг хасха хас    
Kazak Шиқылдақ қаз [Shikyldak kaz]  
Korean      흰이마기러기 [Heuinimagireogi]  
Latin Anser erythropus   goose + red feet
Latvian Mazā zoss    
Limburgish Kleine kolgajs    
Lithuanian Mažoji Žasis    
Macedonian Мала белочелна гуска    
Mongolian Одой галуу    
Norwegian Dverggås   dwarf goose
Persian غاز پیشانی سفید کوچک     [qhaz e- Pishani sefid kochak] small goose with white forehead
Polish Gęś mała    
Portuguese Ganso-pequena-de-testa-branca    
Romansh (Switzerland) Auca pitschna    
Romanian Gârlița mică   white-fronted goose + lesser
Russian Пискулька [Piskulka]  
Sami Gilljobáš    
  Gálbbenjunneçuonjis   (Reindeer-) calf-nose goose
  Várregássa (Lule sami)   mountain goose
  Lavláçuonja (Enare sami)   singing goose
Scots Geadh bhlar bheag    
Serbian Мала лисаста гуска [Mala lisasta guska]  
Slovak Hus malá, hus piskľavá    
Slovenian Rdecenoga gos    
Spanish Ánsar careto chico (Castilan)    
Oca riallera petita, Oca petita, (Catalan)     
  Oca riallera petita (Valencian)    
Swedish Fjällgås   mountain goose
Turkish Küçük sakarca   lesser white-fronted goose
Turkmen Kichi sacargas    
Tuvinian Дыйылаар кас (дыйылаашпай) [Dyjylaar Kas]  
Ukrainian Гуска мала , Мала білолоба гуска [Guska mala] small goose
Uzbek Oq peshonali kichik goz    
Welsh (Wales) Gŵydd dalcen gwen lleiaf, Gŵydd dalcen-wen leiaf    

If anyone could help with more names and translations it would be very helpful. Please send us corrections/additions here»


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