"Io non mangio carne di maiale."

Translation:I do not eat pork.

3/5/2013, 8:39:51 PM

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/HavardF

Should "meat from pigs" be accepted?

3/5/2013, 8:39:51 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/syterth
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Previously, wasn't pork just translated as maiale? Is the carne di necessary or just a synonym?

4/8/2014, 2:24:41 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Mayome
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Yeah, it was. I'm very confused about this. And I'm kinda sad to see it not cleared up...

4/29/2015, 7:30:43 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/eipnvn

why is.. "i dont eat meat from pork" wrong????

12/18/2014, 8:01:47 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/jane303781

Because in English pork IS meat from pigs (as opposed to meat from cows, etc.) Pork is the food, the pig is the animal.

7/3/2018, 7:48:25 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/CobGu3

Pretty sure pig is maiale, and in Italy they'd understand that straight up but technically it is the meat from the pig.

6/24/2015, 8:03:58 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Khaliifmoh

I do not eat meat of pork

3/5/2016, 9:28:58 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Glimflick

it litterally says I do not eat meat from pork why not just say Io non mangio maiale? we dont say meet from (the animal)

11/14/2017, 8:51:09 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/criscarmi
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YES! in the U.S., at least we refer to pig meat as pork, which IS one of the hint words.

3/27/2013, 8:12:32 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Meggy_J
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I also think "I do not eat meat from pigs" should be accepted. Yes pork is the meat from the pig, but technically my sentence is still correct?

11/19/2018, 5:00:32 AM
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