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Thread #165466   Message #3969636
Posted By: Joe Offer
03-Jan-19 - 03:18 PM
Thread Name: 'Backfisch' -- was ist das ?
Subject: RE: 'Backfisch' -- was ist das ?
Keberoxu, note that the end sound of "back" is hard (like bock beer), and the ending of Bach is soft.

It was interesting to find that Backfisch usually refers to fried fish (but sometimes baked fish) because "backen" means "to bake." The word for "to fry" is "braten," as in Bratwurst.