A sketch with the best-known Swiss tongue twister

Philippe Verdy via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Fri Mar 9 07:55:16 CST 2018

English Wikipedia is not a good reference for the name; the GSW wiki states
clearly another name and "Alemannic" is attested and correct for the family
of dialects.
"Schweizerdeutsch" is also wrong like "Swiss German" when it refers to
Alsatian (neither Swiss nor German for those speaking it): these
expressions only refer to "de-CH", not "gsw".

2018-03-09 14:40 GMT+01:00 Tom Gewecke via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org>:

> > On Mar 9, 2018, at 5:52 AM, Philippe Verdy via Unicode <
> unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> >
> > So the "best-known Swiss tongue" is still not so much known, and still
> incorrectly referenced (frequently confused with "Swiss German", which is
> much like standard High German
> I think Swiss German is in fact the correct English name for the Swiss
> dialects, taken from the German Schweizerdeutsch.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swiss_German
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