Das Obst, die Frucht and die Früchte all refer to fruit but it seems like it’s used differently in various contexts.
- Obstwasser (for schnaps), but Fruchtwasser refers to amniotic fluid
- Obstverkauf but seldom Fruchtverkauf
- Both Obstschale and Fruchtschale refer to fruit bowl.
- Both Obstsaft and Fruchtsaft refer to the same thing.
When should we use Obst and when Frucht? What other common Obst/Frucht composite words are the same/different?