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"The rhinoceros needs more water."

Translation:De neushoorn heeft meer water nodig.

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Neushorn? Neilpaard????

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Neushoorn = rhino(ceros)

Nijlpaard = hippo(potamus)

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Etymology is fun!

  • Neushoorn = Nose Horn = Rhino Ceros (in Ancient Greek)
  • Nijlpaard = Nile Horse; River Horse = Hippo Potamos (in Ancient Greek)
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Oh, nice! Didn't know that! :D

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