Fisch

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German visch, from Old High German fisk, fisc, from Proto-West Germanic *fisk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɪʃ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Fisch m (strong, genitive Fisches or Fischs, plural Fische, diminutive Fischchen n or Fischlein n, feminine Fischin)

  1. (countable) fish (cold-blooded vertebrates living in water)
    Wir haben jeder einen Fisch gefangen.
    Each one of us has caught a fish.
  2. (countable, archaic or loosely) fish (any animal or any vertebrate living exclusively in water)
    Ob ein Wal ein Fisch ist, hängt von der Definition ab.
    Whether a whale is a fish depends on the definition.
    Here it could be Fisch in the sense cold-blooded vertebrate animal living in water or in the sense any animal or any vertebrate living exclusively in water
  3. (uncountable) fish (food)
    Freitags essen viele Leute Fisch.
    Many people eat fish on Fridays.

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Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Fisch” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Fisch” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Fisch” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Fisch on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • fix (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German visch, from Old High German fisk, fisc, from Proto-West Germanic *fisk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Fisch m (plural Fisch, diminutive Fischje)

  1. fish
    Heit esse-mer Fisch.
    Today we eat fish.
    Die Fisch schwimme.
    The fish are swimming.

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German visch, from Old High German fisk, fisc, from Proto-West Germanic *fisk.

Noun[edit]

Fisch m (plural Fisch)

  1. fish