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Old 02.08.2020, 15:27
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Re: Could not find a proper translation...

Chäpeli = small (usually knitted) hat. Diminutive of Chappe (Hochdeutsch = Mütze).

a small chapel (Hochdeutsch "Kapelle) = chapäuwe. The diminutive is chapäuweli. Bear in mind that this is Bärndütsch. It'll be different in other dialects.
In some dialects it's nearer to "chapälli", but note the double "l", meaning the stress in pronunciation is on the double "l".
Chäpeli, with one "l", doesn't stress the "l", and means hat.
What's the actual street name you saw?

Clear as mud.

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