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I aim to use this blog to keep up my English and maybe give others some insights in Swedish language. It's not a diary - well not quite...


Växter/PlantsPosted by Gunvor 2011-11-07 08:36:36

Äpple, Malus domestica, is ‘apple’ is a common Germanic word. The name of the tree, apel, derives from the same word of unknown origin. Latin malus ‘apple tree’ and Greek melon ‘apple’ are thought to originate from some lost Mediterranean language. Domesticus – ‘cultivated’, ‘ domesticated’ derives from domus ‘house’.

This is Ingrid Marie. High time to pick the last ones.