Less than happy, but the level varied somewhat

Picg, found in compounds, ultimate origin unknown. Originally „young pig“ (the word for adults was swine). word for „pig“ was fearh, related to furh „furrow,“ from PIE perk „dig, furrow“ (cf. L. porc us „pig,“ see pork). „This reflects a widespread IE tendency to name animals from typical attributes or activities“ [Lass]. Synonyms grunter, porker […]

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