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"Mochyn, mwnci, a neidr"

Translation:A pig, a monkey and a snake

February 5, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnUnicorn

Is it a zygotic mwnci?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnUnicorn

You win the grand prize: A shiny new lingot!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ash473779

Let's hope they all walk into a bar


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1885

Is it simply coincidence that neidr sounds a litte reminiscent of the English word nadir?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/balbhan

Afraid so. But it is connected to "adder" - which used to be "nadder" ("a nadder" > "an adder"). https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/neidr


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1885

I'd forgotten that - thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kdb119
  • 1885

I think it came up in QI.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DBS101

...walked into a bar, but couldn't ask for a drink as they didn't know how to speak.

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