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Yani Garfalski
Where to learn Swiss German

Hello :)

I want to study Swiss German but i am a bit confused because i learned that Germany is split between 3 dialects and i don't really know if the German in Swiss is like any of those dialects or it's a different dialect.

Does anyone know any websites where i can learn new words or a website with lessons.

Jul 17, 2016 9:05 AM
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I cannot assist, but just want to comment that there are a lot more dialects than three, the way we use the word Dialekte.

You have probably hit a map with large aggregate groups of dialects, but that's exclusively a linguist thing.  Schweizerdeutsch / Schwyzerdütsch is different from all the rest, in my perception! It doesn't sound anything like, say, Schwäbisch (Swabian), a neighbouring dialect.

July 17, 2016
Yani Garfalski
Language Skills
Bulgarian, English, German, Korean
Learning Language
English, German