"Prinsessen kysser svinedrengen."

Translation:The princess kisses the swineherd.

April 25, 2015

14 Comments


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

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princess swineherd

July 28, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdrianVeidt33

Here is your lingot!!! :)

January 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cs1991

I have never actually heard of a swineherd before. Danish is teaching me so much English haha.

April 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PushythePirate1

me neither!

March 28, 2019

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

A shepherd is a sheep herder, so a swineherd is a pig herder?

November 19, 2015

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

I was wondering the same thing. Wouldn't the English translation be pig herder? Otherwise it sounds like she's kissing a group of pigs.

March 3, 2016

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

Here it would be the kissing the herd of pigs. the pit farmers call themselves pig farmers. Sounds pretty unkosher to me. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/7b/a6/41/7ba641913e46cf31cf70d1bdb6e2bc29.jpg

December 30, 2017

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

But one does not herd pigs. Pigs are stationary in pens while sheep range freely in flocks, needing to be herded.

April 24, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/epac-mcl

Nevertheless, swineherd is the correct English expression in this context; although "pig farmer" is the more common modern expression.

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/swineherd

May 10, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HeidiNiels4

People used to allow their pigs to roam, foraging for their food in forests. Which means someone had to herd them.

May 14, 2017

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

That's true, but not always. I've seen pigs walking/lying nearby a village once.

April 19, 2017

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

I'm sad that "swineboy" isn't accepted as a correct answer here :P

July 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PeterHolm1

or 'pig boy'

January 7, 2017

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

I can't unsee pig boy

November 9, 2017
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