Translation for 'herring' from English to Russian
NOUN   a herring | herrings / herring
SYNO Clupea harangus | herring
сельдь {ж}
селёдка {ж} [разг.]
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Translation for 'herring' from English to Russian

сельдь {ж}зоол.T

селёдка {ж} [разг.]гастр.
Usage Examples English
  • In the 19th and early 20th centuries herring fishing was a major activity in Britain.
  • Baltasound was formerly the most important herring port in Shetland.
  • Vorschmack or forshmak (from archaic German "Vorschmack", "foretaste" William Pokhlyobkin describes it as an originally East Prussian hot appetizer which was made of fried herring. ...
  • The Atlantic thread herring ("Opisthonema oglinum") is a herring-like fish in the family Clupeidae.
  • English, Scottish and Canadian cuisine incorporate a variety of strongly brined, smoked herring that used to be known as "red herring".

  • Regarding the fish dishes, these are usually herring, carp or pike.
  • Schmaltz herring (Yiddish) is herring caught just before spawning, when the fat ("schmaltz") in the fish is at a maximum.
  • Spekesild (Norwegian for "raw herring pickled in salt") is Atlantic herring preserved using salt.
  • In some years with large quantities of Atlantic herring in the Barents Sea, capelin seem to be heavily affected.
  • In 1969 the herring simply failed to show up. The responsibility for over-exploiting the once great Norwegian-Icelandic herring stock clearly lies with the then biggest herring fishing nations: Norway, Iceland and Russia.

  • is lightly salted fermented Baltic Sea herring traditional to Swedish cuisine since at least the 16th century.
  • Herring are an important food source for Norwegian orcas; therefore, their distributions influence each other.
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