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chepa (చేప) (today's sample record)

Language: Telugu

Description: Fish. Fish are things that swim, either in the sea or in fresh water - lakes, rivers, ponds and pools. They are mostly agreeable to eat, though if they have numerous bones they can be tricky. And some are poisonous, or parts of them are. Some are truly delicious.

Fish photographed by Siddharth Dasgupta in a Kolkata fish market

Pronounced: chE-pa
Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: India
Most frequent region: Andhra Pradesh
Better known as: machchi
Also known as: maach, macchli, manchli, mean

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