Meerschweinchen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Meer (sea), Schwein (pig) and -chen (diminutive), litt. "little sea pig"

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeːɐ̯ˌʃvaɪ̯nçn̩/, /ˈmeːɐ̯ˌʃvaɪ̯nçən/

Noun[edit]

Meerschweinchen n (genitive Meerschweinchens, plural Meerschweinchen)

  1. guinea pig, cavy

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