Am 10. Mai 2018 18:58:04 MESZ schrieb Oleksiy Muzalyev 
>On 5/10/2018 5:43 PM, Jo wrote:
>Indeed, Swiss German pronunciation differs from the Standard German 
>significantly, but it is written practically the same as the Standard 

Just to add a bit of complexity (and to illustrate even more that there are no 
simple answers): what Oleksiy is referring to is the Swiss version of Standard 
German, not Swiss German. Swiss German is an allemanic dialect (actually a 
group of dialects) that is spoken in German speaking Switzerland as the 
everyday language. While this is a diglossia using Swiss German is 
neither a indication of class or education and you will find it in use even in 
formal situations.  

So now you know what name:gsw is supposed to be if you ever come across the tag 
( there is no real agreed upon written form of Swiss German so it is a bit 

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