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The German Alp Dialect Project

If you haven't noticed until now, I have a deep interest in anything connected to languages - especially if it's also connected to Switzerland. That's why I also publish a lot of resources and information on languages in Switzerland - especially our famous Swiss German.

German Alp Dialect Project 

I recently stumbled upon a gem of a project about the different dialects of German spoken in the Alps: "Deutsche Dialekte im Alpenraum".

German dialects are compared to each other. On this website, you can actually listen to native speakers of each dialect pronounce the same words and this way have a direct comparison of pronunciation differences (or word differences respectively). Also, the website shows you how dialect changes over the generations as you can listen to speakers of two different generations.

Once you learned everything about German alp dialects you can take the quiz and test yourself.

Map of German Alp Dialects







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