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das Eisbein (-e)
   pig’s knuckle, knuckle of pork
   Boiled or baked, served with potatoes and
sauerkraut
(see photo)

Schlachtfest: Dampfende Leberwurst, deftiges Eisbein, zartes Wellfleisch und frisches Sauerkraut. Oder doch lieber ein knuspriges Stück vom Spanferkel?
Schlachtfest*: Steaming liverwurst, good honest pig’s knuckle, tender boiled pork, and fresh sauerkraut. Or maybe you’d prefer a crispy piece of roasted suckling pig?
Ich habe Eisbeine.
My feet are like ice.

*A Schlachtfest is a traditional feast to enjoy dishes made from freshly slaughtered meat, usually pork.

Related Words:
Eisbeine bekommen (hum. slang) to have one’s feet turn
to ice (from the cold)
die Schweinshaxe pig’s knuckle, knuckle of pork (S. Ger.)
die Haxe leg, foot, joint (cooking)

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