Meerschweinchen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

Meerschweinchen n (genitive Meerschweinchens, plural Meerschweinchen)

  1. guinea pig, cavy

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 8 September 2013, at 06:14