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

"The pig eats an apple."

August 9, 2019

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

Isn't pig = shwine? (Sorry for spelling)

August 9, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robert-Alexan

Yes, the pig means das Schwein. Its Germanic (Indo-European really) cognate in English is the rather rare the swine. Btw The sow and its German cognate die Sau (= a female adult pig) can be traced back to the same Indo-European root.

August 9, 2019
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