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Re: Which Dialect ?

I asked a swiss colleague and he told me it is Graubünden, Ganz im Osten
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Correct, if "Ganz im Osten" means that Graubünden is at the easternmost end of the country. However, if he means the easternmost end of Graubünden, then he is wrong. 99% of eastern Graubünden is Romansh (actually Rumantsch), whereas the extreme end, the Samnaun Valley, speaks a variant of Tirolerisch, which in turn is a variant of Austrian Bairisch, which has very little to do with the Alemannic Swiss German. That Samnaun dialect definitely is not what that song was written in.
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Re: Which Dialect ?

It is clearly "Püntnertütsch". I grew up in and around Chur. You will find the strong "Khur" in this region. Other regions, for example from Landquart over Klosters (Prättigau) to Davos tend to have a "softer" variant with some specialities in the side valley to St. Antönien. On the other side in direction of Disentis (Vorderrheintal) you have more of the Rumantsch influence which softens the dialect too. You can find huge differences between neighbouring villages like Domat-Ems and Felsberg.

The tradition of setting groundhogs on fire and catapult them from the mountain down the valley
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It's groundhog day !!!
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