English to Afrikaans Meaning :: cygnet

Cygnet :
zwaantje
- zwaantjecygnets
 

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Noun(1) a young swan

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(1) A crack appeared, growing slowly until a pink beak and then a wet, silvery-grey head emerged - a trumpeter swan cygnet .(2) Congratulations and well done to the two English anglers who were fishing on Gills Pond recently and rescued a young cygnet that was in trouble.(3) After hatching, parents led the cygnets to feeding grounds on lawns surrounding the lake or shallow water close to the shore.(4) The swans had three healthy cygnets that will leave the lake next year.(5) The two swans have brought seven cygnets into the world.(6) The added danger from predators in the river has led to the cygnets being killed by foxes each year.(7) The beautiful pair were placed together at a wildlife site at Cheadle Royal Business Park in the hope they would mate and produce cygnets .(8) On Friday the fully recovered male swan was reunited with his brood of five cygnets on the River Kennet.(9) The three cygnets are now well developed and in the fall when their feathers grow, they will rise in flight from the lake waters.(10) The two swans and their four cygnets became covered in oil after the dredgers dug the substance up from the canal bed.(11) When the eggs hatched, the mother swan paraded with her six grey cygnets in the bay in front of our house.(12) They saw an injured female swan and wondered why the male was not protecting its cygnets .(13) I was annoyed to see whilst riding along the towpath on the way back into town that the swans have lost one of the cygnets in the past couple of days.(14) Goslings graze with their parents out of the water whereas swans teach cygnets in the water to be aquatic feeders.(15) We have a breeding pair of swans on North Bradley lake and for the last two years all of their cygnets have been taken by foxes.(16) Six mute swans and cygnets and three foxes were found dead close to one another in Kilcoole some days ago.
Synonyms
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1. duckling ::
eendjie
2. cygnet ::
zwaantje
Different Forms
cygnet, cygnets
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