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German translation: Räucherlachs

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11:02 Jun 19, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: lox
You ought to try it with cream cheese and lox.
donald
German translation:Räucherlachs
Explanation:
Bagel with cream cheese and lox is very popular in New York and a "staple" food in every good Deli. "Lox" might be a word of Jiddish origin, but I haven't any proof for this.
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Stefanie Costa
Local time: 21:38
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Summary of answers provided
nageräucherter Lachs
Stefan Brechtel
naRäucherlachsStefanie Costa
nasalmonCarmen Berelson


  

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9 mins
salmon


Explanation:
Lox is the Jiddish term for salmon.
I assume that this refers to the typical New York City breakfast, Bagels with cream cheese and smoked salmon.

Carmen Berelson
United States
Local time: 21:38
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 75

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Daniela Mühling: Half right -- lox is specifically SMOKED salmon
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11 mins
Räucherlachs


Explanation:
Bagel with cream cheese and lox is very popular in New York and a "staple" food in every good Deli. "Lox" might be a word of Jiddish origin, but I haven't any proof for this.


    German translator living in the USA
Stefanie Costa
Local time: 21:38
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 27

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Daniela Mühling: Yes, it is Jiddish, and Jiddish is related to German. Lox=Lachs Get it?
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19 mins
geräucherter Lachs


Explanation:
Lox is Jewish-NY dialect for a smoked and salty variety of salmon akin to what's popular in German grocery stores as "geräucherter Lachs." Like the NYers, the Germans too put this thinly sliced smoked fish on bread, among other uses.



    Living, and eating lots of lox, in U.S. and Germany
    Webster's
Stefan Brechtel
Local time: 21:38
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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