https://www.duolingo.com/archeg

Oranges and meat

While doing Basics 2 i got a sentence " Orangen haben Fleisch.", and I translated it to "Oranges have meat" (it accepted the result).

What are these oranges, and why do they have meat? oO

July 3, 2012

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Madchris23

Yeah, the flesh just means anything inside the orange, or the "substance" of the orange. I would be more inclined to call it pulp, but that's not quite right, since you only get pulp once it's juiced. Germans do use "fleisch" to mean "pulp" as well though e.g. on orange juice, it'd say "Orangensaft: ohne Fleisch!"

July 3, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/Donkey

It means flesh so it could be the inside of an orange rather than the skin.

July 3, 2012
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