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Re: Swiss German to English translations

can people please properly translate those phrases? without superfluous commentary? its confusing at best, frustrating at worst. i am trying to learn conversational swiss german with friends. please simply translate and stop the extra stupid comments. this website seems to full of this nonsense. i thought this was supposed to be a translation thread ?
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also what does "vo peru gha und da bisch mer du in sinn cho" ? and "nei bi nonig gsi, gah de winter" ? translate too?
We talked about Peru which made me think of you.
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Old 16.06.2016, 16:14
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Re: Swiss German to English translations

I can only repeat my self. Ask your friends. They can describe and explain the best what they wanted to say and what it means. It is simpler as they allready have the context which we do not have.

I am happy to translate the one of oddity and unknown word. Even in a snooped message (*). But this thread is by no means a free Google Translation service. You may pay me a fair price and I may do more.



(*) Like this one: "Mini müetsch hät voll känn blasse. Die isch so was vo zrugg däre chöntsch säge es sägi oregano und die würds voll glaoube. Lol. Gömmer nachher wieder zum Sevi und dän zum plätzli wo mer immer sind. Müend nur ufpasse das mini Schwö das Opefer nöd mit chund. Isch choge tätterlichatz."
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this website seems to full of this nonsense.
Dini Erwartige vo üsere Website sind a chli hoch.
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can people please properly translate those phrases? without superfluous commentary? its confusing at best, frustrating at worst. i am trying to learn conversational swiss german with friends. please simply translate and stop the extra stupid comments. this website seems to full of this nonsense. i thought this was supposed to be a translation thread ?
Few of the members of EF are native Swiss German speakers.
There is no 'proper' written form of Swiss German.
Swiss German dialects vary a lot one from another.
Most translations done in this thread involve quite a bit of guesswork as the posters rarely give hints as to the preceeding events.
Often enough we have been requested to translate texts which were private and not intended for the eyes of the (very new) member who asks for our assistance.
In this particular case, you could have explained the origin of the texts better and for the life of me I cannot see how you can better improve your language skills by asking us to spend time working out what might be meant, rather than asking the person who wrote them to give you a translation.
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. . . please simply translate and stop the extra stupid comments. this website seems to full of this nonsense. i thought this was supposed to be a translation thread ?
If you are not fully satisfied with the level of service you get on this forum, then I suggest you ask for your money back in the form a full refund.
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can people please properly translate those phrases? without superfluous commentary? its confusing at best, frustrating at worst. i am trying to learn conversational swiss german with friends. please simply translate and stop the extra stupid comments. this website seems to full of this nonsense. i thought this was supposed to be a translation thread ?
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can people please properly translate those phrases? without superfluous commentary? its confusing at best, frustrating at worst. i am trying to learn conversational swiss german with friends. please simply translate and stop the extra stupid comments. this website seems to full of this nonsense. i thought this was supposed to be a translation thread ?
if you are serious about learning the language conversationally (or more effectively spying on people), then you need to learn how to "translate" SG into German so that you can chase the words you don't know yourself through a German to English dictionary. this of course will not work for all situations, but for many of the commonly-used SG words for which there are no direct German variants (or where the German variants have not been used in a hundred years or more) there are plenty of other resources to help you figure it out.

for example, "ume" becomes "herum" and "schtriiche" becomes "streichen" = "herumstreichen".

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Old 16.06.2016, 22:10
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(*) Like this one: "Mini müetsch hät voll känn blasse. Die isch so was vo zrugg däre chöntsch säge es sägi oregano und die würds voll glaoube. Lol. Gömmer nachher wieder zum Sevi und dän zum plätzli wo mer immer sind. Müend nur ufpasse das mini Schwö das Opefer nöd mit chund. Isch choge tätterlichatz."
And THIS was Züridüütsch - unlike your friends friend in Peru
But Swiss, what on earth is a "Opefer"?
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can people please properly translate those phrases? without superfluous commentary? its confusing at best, frustrating at worst. i am trying to learn conversational swiss german with friends. please simply translate and stop the extra stupid comments. this website seems to full of this nonsense. i thought this was supposed to be a translation thread ?
Let's say from what you delivered so far the person who owns the handy you study is not betraying you with the person in Peru.
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And THIS was Züridüütsch - unlike your friends friend in Peru
But Swiss, what on earth is a "Opefer"?
It's a typo...Opfer is the proper spelling and means victim. Colloquially used among young folks to describe somebody they dislike (i.e. loser).
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Re: Swiss German to English translations

Hello all,


I need assistance in translating the following:


du hesch es guets verwütscht hä


darum hemmer nix meh vo dier ghört


han mer müsse sex gschichtli vo de holländerin alose määän


jo mit de eva gangi hüt in usgang


frög sie eifach wie es il monkey gsi isch
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How do you learn if we translate for you?
Try, make a start, ask questions, even if it's just making the list of the parts you understand and try guessing some other parts logically... we guarantee support.
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Re: Swiss German to English translations

I cant learn if i can't understand. yes i know some phrases and words gschichtli is like a story (shorter one?) but i am having difficulry putting it altogether into a cohesive sentence. any help would be appreciated thanks

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Then you need more simple texts to start with. Teacher speaking here. I assume you say the truth in your messages, no negative undertone here.
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Re: Swiss German to English translations

so can you please translate that for me? are you able to do so since you are an educator?

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Hello! I wanted some help with a translation; I recived a text from a swiss girl. I met her some weeks ago, but yesterday morning we met for a ride together and I recived this in the night. I asked her to tell me what does it means, but looks like she wants to challange me. The text is this one:

sali! verseuches nume z übersezte wird äue nid ga. i find ebe i mache no vöu z wenig ha do no witteri plän aber isch ned so eifach. Darfsch aso gern wiedermou medcho.

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Hello! I wanted some help with a translation; I recived a text from a swiss girl. I met her some weeks ago, but yesterday morning we met for a ride together and I recived this in the night. I asked her to tell me what does it means, but looks like she wants to challange me. The text is this one:

sali! verseuches nume z übersezte wird äue nid ga. i find ebe i mache no vöu z wenig ha do no witteri plän aber isch ned so eifach. Darfsch aso gern wiedermou medcho.

Thanks in advance!
She's pregnant!

Ok, just kidding, she's saying: Hello! Just try to translate it, i doubt that you'll manage. I think I'm doing way too Little..I got further plans but they're not easy. You're more than welcome to come along again.
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