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Old 20.11.2015, 09:17
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Tdüüüüürrrrr

God, I hate saying that word.
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Old 20.11.2015, 09:23
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Re: Tdüüüüürrrrr

Don't then

What does it mean, anyway? Is it what Swiss German magicians say?
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Old 20.11.2015, 09:26
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Don't then

What does it mean, anyway? Is it what Swiss German magicians say?
It's "expensive" in Swiss German. Belongs to one's daily vocabulary, I'm afraid.
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Old 20.11.2015, 17:39
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It's "expensive" in Swiss German.
Same as in Yorkshire, then.
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Old 20.11.2015, 18:15
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Re: Tdüüüüürrrrr

how would you say "the door is expensive" ?
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Old 20.11.2015, 18:49
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how would you say "the door is expensive" ?
Depending on the dialect (duh) something like "D' Tüür isch tüür" (that's what you were waiting for, right?), "D' Töör isch tüür" (no fun) or "D' Türe-n-isch tüür" (even less so). Oberwallis: "Z Gitschini het om Gfurna prungo."
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Old 20.11.2015, 09:29
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Don't then

What does it mean, anyway? Is it what Swiss German magicians say?
Maybe she meant ztüür (too expensive), the ritual incantation some bankers and business managers are reciting while rubbing their hands and walking in circles.
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Nah, she means Henry VIII and co.
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Old 20.11.2015, 09:38
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Re: Tdüüüüürrrrr

Sounds like something my 2 year old says when he bursts into the room dressed as Spiderman
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Re: Tdüüüüürrrrr

Just for the German learners in here (and clueless francophiles...): the actual term is "zu teuer", but as everything else in Zueri do you need to try to pronounce it the way you'd do when somebody stabs your eyes with a chili...
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Just for the German learners in here (and clueless francophiles...): the actual term is "zu teuer", but as everything else in Zueri do you need to try to pronounce it the way you'd do when somebody stabs your eyes with a chili...
Ha ha. Actually, I meant "teuer". In my area, if you want to say "too expensive", it's "tssstdüüüürrrr."
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