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Old 01.08.2020, 19:17
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Re: German now - SwissGerman later?

Old thread but I thought it fits here.

"Swiss German later" .... Migros shows you what you're in for:



here they only talk about the first cut:





Take the picture as the English translation.
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Old thread but I thought it fits here.

"Swiss German later" .... Migros shows you what you're in for:



here they only talk about the first cut:





Take the picture as the English translation.
It is not fair how much shorter the French version is

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Re: German now - SwissGerman later?

Well, Schweizerhochdeutsch exists, as there is a, admittedly thin, book by Duden of the same title, I have the first edition with some 3000 entries and useful comments/explanations. There is a new one, which has even more if I remember correctly. You will find it in any decent DaF bookstore.

Typical example: Trottoir <> Gehsteig
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Re: German now - SwissGerman later?

but what does 'faire le trottoir' mean ?
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but what does 'faire le trottoir' mean ?
Basic French. Answer in any dictionary.
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Re: German now - SwissGerman later?

This is good for a few basics

https://www.amazon.de/Schwyzert%C3%B.../dp/3760745644
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