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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

schtangä, first word I learned and the first one I say everyday after work.
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"Flaesche Hell"> Bottle Bright
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Kei Näfel!
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gäng go luege i d forum. i tue scho abwäsche.
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gäng go luege i d forum. i tue scho abwäsche.
Gang sälber.
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

but what does it mean?!

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Old 10.11.2011, 23:15
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gäng go luege i d forum. i tue scho abwäsche.
Go and have a look in the Forum. I'll do the washing up.
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Old 10.11.2011, 23:16
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

What I hate:

Du muesch es sälber wisse.

Cop out sentence of the year. It basically means "I really don't care what the hell you decide because you're an idiot."
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Old 10.11.2011, 23:41
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

"Gwaggli" = a slightly clumsy idiot.
"Chogä" (really work your Chuchichästli-CH here) as a pleasant change from "huärä", serves to emphasise stuff, as in "chogä guät!".
"Z blöd zum Stei hüäte" - too thick to shepherd stones.
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

It not true german, but I love "Es ist gefuked" when someone asks me what is wrong with there IT systems
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Old 11.11.2011, 11:03
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Siebesierch
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Znüni and Gipfeli coz im always hungry
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

My favourite word is 'item', pronounce every letter in swiss german not english language. It is very useful if you have listened to someone talk about something but you either want to move on with the subject or you don't agree and then want to move on with the discussion.
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Old 11.11.2011, 11:59
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

I like the word 'fine'. It's not so much that I actually like 'fine', it's just the Hoch Deutsch equivalent 'Lecker' is so horrible. Quite 'unlecker'.
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

Another word that makes me smile is:

Kaulquappe

My son recently swallowed a few on a dare. It's a German word that just doesn't sound German.
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

Chäääschüechli = even better than Small Kitchen Cupboard!
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

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Another word that makes me smile is:

Kaulquappe

My son recently swallowed a few on a dare. It's a German word that just doesn't sound German.
Hey oly, that's as Standard German as can be!

For those who really, really are interested in details, in Swiss German it's a Rosschopf (= horse's head), Rossnagel (= horse's nail in the sense of a horseshoe nail), and there are a few other colorful terms too, depending on the area, as everything in Switzerland. Meaning: a tadpole = pollywog.
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

A classic: 'Chuchi-Chäschtli' for kitchen drawer
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Old 15.11.2011, 21:18
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

Mol-mol ..... or .... Toch-toch.

which I`ve begun to understand means "Of course", and when I say the one the other person says the other...... and then I feel real Swissified
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Old 15.11.2011, 21:20
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Re: What swiss german words do you like?

the only one i know- muntsch! talk to me by my bernoise best friend!
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