Meat - New Words

 

Here you find the most important kinds of meat. If you want to listen to the pronunciation, click on the button in front of the respective word.

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Red meat

   
Listen German Phonetic Script English
  Fleisch nt (literally: flesh) [flaiʃ] meat
  Rindfleisch nt (literally: cow flesh) ['rɪntflaiʃ] beef
  Kalbfleisch nt (literally: calf flesh) ['kalpflaiʃ] veal
  Schweinefleisch nt (literally: pig flesh) ['ʃvainəflaiʃ] pork
  Schaffleisch nt (literally: sheep flesh) ['ʃa:fflaiʃ] mutton
  Lammfleisch nt ['lamflaiʃ] lamb
  Ziegenfleisch nt ['tsi:gənflaiʃ] chevon/goat meat
  Pferdefleisch nt ['pfe:ɐdəflaiʃ] horsemeat
  Kaninchenfleisch nt [ka'ni:nçənflaiʃ] rabbit meat
  Wildbret nt (literally: wild roast) ['vɪltbrɛt] game/venison
  Hirschfleisch nt (literally: deer flesh) ['hɪrʃflaiʃ] venison meat
  Rehfleisch nt (literally: roe flesh) ['re:flaiʃ] roe venison
  Wildschweinfleisch nt (literally: wild pig flesh) ['vɪltʃvainflaiʃ] boar meat
  Hasenfleisch nt ['ha:zənflaiʃ] hare meat
     
     

White meat

   
Listen German Phonetic Script English
  Geflügel nt (literally: winged) [gə'fly:gəl] fowl
  Hähnchenfleisch nt (cockerel flesh) ['hɛ:nçənflaiʃ] chicken meat (male)
  Hühnerfleisch nt (literally: chickens flesh) ['hy:nɐflaiʃ] chicken meat (female)
  Truthahnfleisch nt ['tru:tha:nflaiʃ] turkey meat
  Putenfleisch nt (literally: turkey hens flesh) ['pu:tənflaiʃ] turkey hen meat
  Entenfleisch nt (literally: ducks flesh) ['ɛntənflaiʃ] duck meat
  Gänsefleisch nt (literally: geese flesh) ['gɛnzəflaiʃ] goose meat
  Wildgeflügel nt (literally: wild winged) ['vɪltgə'fly:gəl] wild fowl
  Rebhühnerfleisch nt (literally: red brown chickens flesh) ['re:phy:nɐflaiʃ] partridge meat
  Perlhühnerfleisch nt (literally: pearl chickens flesh) ['pɛrlhy:nɐflaiʃ] guinea fowl meat
  Wildentenfleisch nt (literally: wild ducks flesh) ['vɪltɛntənflaiʃ] wild duck meat
  Fasanenfleisch nt (literally: pheasants flesh) [fa'za:nənflaiʃ] pheasant meat
  Taubenfleisch nt (literally: pigeons flesh) ['taubənflaiʃ] pigeon meat
  Wachtelfleisch nt ['waxtəlflaiʃ] quail meat
  Straußenfleisch nt (literally: ostriches flesh) ['ʃtrausənflaiʃ] ostrich meat
       
       

Meat of cold-blooded animals eaten in Europe

Listen German Phonetic Script English
  Frösche m pl ['frœʃə] frogs
  (France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Switzerland)    
  Schnecken f pl ['ʃnɛkən] snails
  (France, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland)    
       
       

Other types of meat eaten in come cultural circles

Listen German Phonetic Script English
  Affe m ['afə] monkey
  (Africa)    
  Antilope f [anti'lo:pə] antilope
  (Africa)    
  Alligator m [ali'ga:to:ɐ] alligator
  (South of the United States)    
  Bär m [bɛ:ɐ] bear
  (Scandinavia, Russia)    
  Elch m [ɛlç] elk
  (Scandinavia, the North of the United States)    
  Grauhörnchen nt ['grauhœrnçən] grey squirrel
  (Great Britain)    
  Hund m [hʊnt] dog
  (China, South, Vietnam, Korea)    
  Känguru nt ['kɛŋguru] kangaroo
  (Australia)    
  Kamel nt [ka'me:l] camel
  (Arab Emirates, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Libya)    
  Katze f ['katsə] cat
  (South China, Korea, North Vietnam, Peru)    
  Leguan m ['legua:n] iguana
  (South of the United States, Central Amercia, Mexico)    
  Meerschweinchen nt ['me:ɐʃvainçən] guinea pig
  (Andes, Mexico and Africa)    
  Robbe f ['rɔbə] seal
  (North East Canada, North East Russia, Greenland)    
  Rentier nt ['rɛnti:ə] reindeer
  (Norway, Sweden, Finland)    
  Schildkröte f ['ʃɪltkrø:] tortoise
  (China, Vietnam)    
  Schlange f ['ʃlaŋə] snake
  (China)    
  Tapir m ['ta:piə] tapir
  (Thailand, South America)    
  Wal m [va:l] whale
  (Greenland, Iceland, Norway)