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pigsty

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪɡ.staɪ/ ( US also pigpen) us  
the building and closed area where pigs are kept a dirty or untidy place: Your bedroom's a pigsty!
Translations of “pigsty”
in Korean 돼지 우리…
in Arabic حَظيرة خَنازير…
in Portuguese chiqueiro, pocilga…
in Catalan cort (de porcs)…
in Japanese ブタ小屋, ブタ舎…
in Italian porcile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豬圈,豬欄, 骯髒(或淩亂)的地方…
in Russian хлев, свинарник…
in Turkish domuz ahırı/ağılı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猪圈,猪栏, 肮脏(或凌乱)的地方…
in Polish chlew…
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