"यह मोर चाय पीता है।"

Translation:This peacock drinks tea.

8/4/2018, 4:41:57 AM

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https://www.duolingo.com/agape1327

I would love to meet all these animals that drink tea. So far, we have had at least cats, elephants and now peacocks! What an interesting party this would be...

8/4/2018, 4:41:57 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/TheModerateMan
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I think it underscores how much tea is in the fabric of Indian life. Shopkeepers will offer it to you while you're browsing their wares; hosts make it for guests; it's offered on trains, planes, street corners. Corporate offices will put someone on tea duty for their other employees. So, as a humorous illustration, even the animals need their chai fix!

10/13/2018, 2:13:18 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/JustusRobi3
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Thank you. I knew that China had a major tea culture. I didn't know that India also had it to a comparable extent.

12/5/2018, 12:26:38 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/BrianWhitm6

@agape1327 San Diego Zoo has a tea-drinking animals exhibit

8/6/2018, 10:17:33 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/JustusRobi3
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What matters to me is that "The peacock drinks tea" is a grammatically correct sentence (even if it seems a little odd); and that you get to learn Hindi.

12/5/2018, 12:22:58 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Cognocto
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Is मोर used only for peacocks (male), or generally for peafowl of either sex?

8/6/2018, 7:54:14 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Zesul
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"मोर" is used to refer to the male bird as well as peafowl in general. A specific word for peahen is मोरनी.

8/17/2018, 11:47:30 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/tsuj1g1r1
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Didn't know a peacock was just the male, although now it makes sense. Thanks for teaching me a thing. Have lingots.

8/27/2018, 5:14:35 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/lamujer622362

God damm peacocks stealing our tea!!

11/20/2018, 3:31:51 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/JustusRobi3
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This brings up a point. So far in this course, i hav learned the Hindi words for bird (in general), and for peacock and pigeon. However, perhaps we should learn the words for some more oft-mentioned birds, such as chicken, or turkey, or duck, or eagle? When you learn a new language, you normally start with the more common expressions first; the more specialized ones are for later.

12/5/2018, 12:25:54 AM
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