"Ayam adalah hewan."

Translation:A chicken is an animal.

September 7, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Henry122426

You really can't say that in good English! You can say "A chicken is an animal" or "Chickens are animals".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ms.Fixer

FYI: the difference between "hewan" and "binatang" in use.

"Hewan" sounds more formal and is used in academic/scientific contexts whereas "binatang" is more frequently used in daily occasions, according to native speakers. https://hinative.com/questions/56617

Chickens are categorized as an animal, so using "hewan" in this context is better than "binatang".

"Binatang" can be also used as a metaphor: "Dasar binatang!" / "You filthy animal!" (apparently non-PC phrase). You can't replace with "hewan" in this context. https://hinative.com/questions/2377554

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