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Swiss-German phrasebook

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'''Swiss-German''' is is considerably different from [[German phrasebook|German]], especially as it happens in regards to those very phrases which a traveler needs: nicities, greetings, asking for stuff, getting directions, etc.
 
'''Swiss-German''' is is considerably different from [[German phrasebook|German]], especially as it happens in regards to those very phrases which a traveler needs: nicities, greetings, asking for stuff, getting directions, etc.
  
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==Pronunciation guide==
  
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===Vowels===
  
Hello (formal) - Grüezi
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===Consonants===
  
Thanks - Merci
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===Common diphthongs===
  
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==Phrase list==
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===Basics===
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; Hello. :  . ('' '')
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; Hello (''formal'') : Grüezi ('' '')
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; Hello. (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; How are you? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; Fine, thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; Thanks : Merci ('' '')
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; What is your name? :  ? ('' ?'')
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; My name is ______ . :  ______ . (''  _____ .'')
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; Nice to meet you. :  . ('' '')
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; Please. :  . ('' '')
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; Thank you. :  . ('' '')
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; You're welcome. :  . ('' '')
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; Yes. :  . ('' '')
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; No. :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''getting attention'') :  . ('' '')
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; Excuse me. (''begging pardon'') :  . ('' '')
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; I'm sorry. :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye :  . ('' '')
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; Goodbye (''informal'') :  . ('' '')
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; I can't speak ''name of language'' [well]. :  [ ]. ('' [ ]'')
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; Do you speak English? :  ? ('' ?'')
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;  Is there someone here who speaks English? : ? ('' ?'')
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; Help! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Look out! :  ! ('' !'')
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; Good morning. :  . ('' '')
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; Good evening. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night. :  . ('' '')
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; Good night (''to sleep'') :  . ('' '')
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; I don't understand. :  . ('' '')
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; Where is the toilet? :  ? ('' ?'')
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===Problems===
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===Numbers===
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===Time===
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====Clock time====
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====Duration====
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====Days====
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====Months====
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====Writing time and date====
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===Colors===
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===Transportation===
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====Bus and train====
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====Directions====
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====Taxi====
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===Lodging===
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===Money===
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===Eating===
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===Bars===
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===Shopping===
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===Driving===
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===Authority===
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==Learning more==
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Revision as of 05:38, 12 February 2005

Swiss-German is is considerably different from German, especially as it happens in regards to those very phrases which a traveler needs: nicities, greetings, asking for stuff, getting directions, etc.

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
. ( )
Hello (formal
Grüezi ( )
Hello. (informal
. ( )
How are you? 
 ? ( ?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( )
Thanks 
Merci ( )
What is your name? 
 ? ( ?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. ( )
Please. 
. ( )
Thank you. 
. ( )
You're welcome. 
. ( )
Yes. 
. ( )
No. 
. ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. ( )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
 ! ( !)
Look out! 
 ! ( !)
Good morning. 
. ( )
Good evening. 
. ( )
Good night. 
. ( )
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand. 
. ( )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( ?)

Problems

Numbers

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

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