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Name for an aldabra

Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by Pabliman23, Oct 6, 2017.

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  1. Pabliman23

    Pabliman23 New Member

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    finally i got my aldabra so im looking for some names for him.

    I like the name genbu, that means black tortoise in japanese and represents the earth element.

    Looking for more options thx in advance
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    No help without a pic.:D
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    Black Tortoise in Malagasy is
    sokatra mainty
    He/she is gorgeous by the way
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    In Hawaiian
    ('Ele 'ele) is black
    (Nui) means large
    (Mauna) means mountain
    (╩╗Elepane) means elephant (they have elephant legs when larger.
    That's it. Can you tell I like Hawaii!
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    Oh, and thanks for the pic. Looks great.
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    Adam the Aldabra
    Got a ring to it, I feel.
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    mike taylor Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    You have to see it's personality shine. The name will come to you .
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    Adal- German for sweet or noble and can be changed to Adalie if it's a girl.
    Dalbert- it's an English name meaning proud
    I'm terrible with names.. I have a leopard gecko named Gecko. These came from a baby book.
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    Carol S Well-Known Member 10 Year Member!

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    Beautiful tortoise.
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    Al
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    Beautiful little Aldabra!!
    I like the name "Indu" for a Tortoise, thinking of this name for my new baby. It means bright drop. Even though yours is black, he or she is a bright drop in your life, I am sure!!
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    Hope we get updates as you grow with your new Aldabra.
    We all learn from each other.
    They are still not as common as many others , so we have fewer to compare & share.
    I'm no good at naming. Mine seem to end up with funny ones :)

    The forum is a good place to keep a running record of his/her life.
    Welcome to the " chunky thigh" club !
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    thanks do you have an aldabra i wanna see it
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    thanks do you have an aldabra i wanna see it[/QUOTE]
    Sure.
    You can see pics and the journey of my "CupCake" in the Aldabra section titled " CupCake".
    She's 3 & 1/2 now.
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    How about "Tank?" Both my Aldabras & my Sulcatas would happily walk through my walls!
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    Id go with Alibaba the Great Adabra!
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    I like your first one, Genbu!
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