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why is a porpoise called a pig fish?????
1.       acute
202 posts
 03 Dec 2011 Sat 06:45 pm

fish - balık
pig  - domuz

porpoise - domuz balığı

 

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2.       tunci
7149 posts
 03 Dec 2011 Sat 07:06 pm

 

Quoting acute

fish - balık
pig  - domuz

porpoise - domuz balığı

 

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Because the name "Porpoise "derives from French pourpois, originally from Medieval Latin porcopiscus (porcus pig + piscus fish).

So , that"s why it´s translation in Turkish is " Domuz Balığı "

 

3.       acute
202 posts
 03 Dec 2011 Sat 07:39 pm

thank you {#emotions_dlg.flowers}

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