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German translation: schwein

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English term or phrase:pig
German translation:schwein
Entered by: Elisa Capelão
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11:53 Aug 12, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: pig
animal
michelle
schwein
Explanation:
Pig in German is Schwein
Selected response from:

Elisa Capelão
Local time: 03:30
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +3schwein
Elisa Capelão
nabahia cochinos means "Schweinebucht" (Cuaba!!)bluewater
na -1SchweinMyriam Schloesser


  

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1 min peer agreement (net): +3
schwein


Explanation:
Pig in German is Schwein



    knowledge of both languages
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 03:30
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 38
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov
4 mins

agree  Kim Metzger: or Sau
11 mins

agree  Christoph Wolters: Schwein; Sau is specifically a female pig (a sow)
29 mins
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): -1
Schwein


Explanation:
Pig in German is

house pig:
"das Schwein", plural "die Schweine"

male pig "der Eber"
female pig, sow "die Sau"
piglet "das Ferkel"

wild pig:
"das Wildschwein", plural "die Wildschweine"

piglet of wild pigs "der Frischling"


Myriam Schloesser
Local time: 04:30
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  xxxWGP: Wildschwein would be "wild boar" - CAREFUL!
57 mins
  -> That is true, though nitpicked, as not relevant to the original question. Please do not YELL ;-)
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13 hrs
bahia cochinos means "Schweinebucht" (Cuaba!!)


Explanation:
can you tell me the whole sentence?

bluewater
Local time: 04:30
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