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English translation: fermented Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras Linnaeus, 1761)

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Swedish term or phrase:surströmming
English translation:fermented Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras Linnaeus, 1761)
Entered by: Sven Petersson
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09:23 Jun 16, 2005
Swedish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Food & Drink
Swedish term or phrase: surströmming
fermented herring
fermented Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras Linnaeus, 1761)
Explanation:
:o)
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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:18
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5 +4fermented Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras Linnaeus, 1761)
Sven Petersson


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surströmming
fermented Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras Linnaeus, 1761)


Explanation:
:o)


    Reference: http://www.svensson.com/norge/sur1.htm
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 19:18
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Christine Andersen: ;-) Add a hazard warning that these things should only be approached by native Scandinavians who know what they are doing (open the tin under water!) - They are a standing joke in our family and ordinary mortals can't stomach them unless drunk ;-)
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agree  cologne
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agree  Terese Whitty
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agree  Michele Fauble
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