"Măcelarul și pescarul cântă."

Translation:The butcher and the fisherman sing.

April 24, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/J.C.M.H.

Măcelar, like Italian macellaio.

April 24, 2017

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

~ Latin macellarius, from macellum ("small spot" -> food market) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macellum_of_Pompeii

Which also may have influenced German "Metzger" (butcher), but is unrelated to Slavic maso/мясо (meat!) whose ancient roots turn up in Latin as membrum ~ member...

https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/m%E1%B8%97ms

July 15, 2017

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

The second "the" is redundant in English

June 19, 2018

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

Wholesome

March 23, 2019
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