gravlax

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish gravlax, a compound of grava (to dry-cure in salt and sugar) + lax (salmon).

Pronunciation[edit]

gravlax (on the right)
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹavˌlaks/
    • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹɑvˌlɑks/
  • Rhymes: -æks, -ɑːks

Noun[edit]

gravlax (uncountable)

  1. Salmon dry-cured in salt, seasoned with dill and sugar, and served usually thinly sliced as an appetizer.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish gravlax, a compound of grava (to dry-cure in salt and sugar) + lax (salmon).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gravlax m (uncountable)

  1. gravlax (appetizer of dry-cured salmon)

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A compound of grava (to dry-cure in salt and sugar) +‎ lax (salmon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gravlax c (uncountable)

  1. gravlax (appetizer of dry-cured salmon)

Declension[edit]

Declension of gravlax 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative gravlax gravlaxen
Genitive gravlax gravlaxens

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