Am 10. Mai 2018 18:58:04 MESZ schrieb Oleksiy Muzalyev <oleksiy.muzal...@bluewin.ch>: >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 >German.
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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diglossia?wprov=sfla1 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 iffy). Simon _______________________________________________ talk mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk