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Old 22.11.2015, 14:56
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Re: Tdüüüüürrrrr

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This is one of those words that could be the basis of a schwiizerdütsch Laurel and Hardy skit.

out to dinner:

OH: wetsch gärn s'schnappsli?

Me: aber s'isch twoer, gau?

OH: nei!, s'isch 'tdüürr'!

Me: ja, toar?!

OH: 'tdüüürr'!

Me: klar! tooher!

OH: Nei!! s'isch 'tdüüüür! üüü, üüü, üüüürr! tdüüüürrr!

Me: glad we agree
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Old 22.11.2015, 15:57
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Some actual swiss German

Taardadaa?
Jadataarda.
Dadadataar
Swiss German ? Konrad Beikircher used this as an example of local Bonn/Cologne-dialect. And he linked the last line to Beethoven´s Fifth.

This was back in the 90s, pre-YouTube.
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Old 22.11.2015, 16:42
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Swiss German ? Konrad Beikircher used this as an example of local Bonn/Cologne-dialect. And he linked the last line to Beethoven´s Fifth.

This was back in the 90s, pre-YouTube.
Clearly northeastern Thurgau or Schaffhausen. First time I heard it was in the early 'sixties, years before Beikircher moved from South Tyrol to Köln.

Taar daa daa? (St. Gallen: Tarf daa das?)
Jo, daa taar daa. (St.Gallen: Jo, daa tarf das)
Da daa daa taar? (St. Gallen: Dass daa das tarf?)
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Re: Tdüüüüürrrrr

Wow, who'd a thunk it (in Romandie)?

I'm thinking about going hiking in the Caucasus next summer, so discovered that Georgian has some of the same challenges, e.g.

  • მწვრთნელი, (mts'vrtneli), "trainer"
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Wow, who'd a thunk it (in Romandie)?

I'm thinking about going hiking in the Caucasus next summer, so discovered that Georgian has some of the same challenges, e.g.

  • მწვრთნელი, (mts'vrtneli), "trainer"
try გვფრცქვნი or გვბრდღვნით
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