🐾 Maybe the reason I love animals so much, is because the only time they have broken my heart is when theirs has stopped beating.
Friday, 27 March 2009
Interested in Hedgehogs? Here are some translations of what Hedgehogs are called in other languages.
Afrikaans: krimpvarkie (S.A.)
Tswana : sethlong (S.A.)
Anglo-Saxon: igil or il
Bengali: kata chua (spikey mouse)
Chinese: ci-wei (needle animal)
English: hedgehog, hedge-pig, herichun, urchin
Hindi: aik parkar ka jangli chuha ("a spikey sort of mouse")
Hungarian: sün, süni, sündisznó
Japanese: hejjihoggu or harinezumi
Mandarin Chinese: Cìweì
Punjabi: kanderala ("thorned animal")
FROM Hedgehog Central. Our many thanks go out to all those who have contributed to this growing list of translations - Bryan