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Re: OT: Gruess (was Comma gets a cure -- in German?)

From:Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Friday, July 18, 2008, 19:40
On 2008-07-18 Peter Collier wrote:
> I think its the Alemannic diphthong /y@)/, rather than standard > German /y/ - like the Schwyzertüütsch greeting "Grüess di". Use of > ss instead of ß points to Swiss usage too. > > I'm guessing though - was I right? > > > P. >
Since Mach is Swiss it's a pretty solid guess! /BP