Numbers in Swiss German (Schwytzerdütsch)

How to count in Swiss German. There is considerable regional variation in the dialects of Swiss German and there is no standardised written form, so many numbers can be written in various ways.

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Numeral Cardinal
0 null
1 eis, äis, ais, eins
2 zwei, zwöi, zwai
3 drü, drai, drei
4 vier
5 foif, fföif, füüf, fünf
6 sächs, säggs
7 sibe, sebe, siebe
8 acht
9 nün
10 zäh, zehn
11 elf
12 zwölf
13 drüzäh
14 vierzäh
15 füfzäh
16 sächzäh
17 sibzäh
18 achzäh
19 nünzäh
20 zwänzg, zwanzig
21 einezwänzg, einezwanzig
22 zweiezwänzg, zweiezwanzig
23 drüezwänzg, dreiezwanzig
24 vierezwänzg, vierezwanzig
25 foifezwänzg, fünfezwanzig
26 sächsezwänzg, säggsezwanzig
27 sibenezwänzg, siebenezwanzig
28 achtezwänzg, achtezwanzig
29 nünezwänzg, nünezwanzig
30 driss(i)g
40 vierz(i)g
50 füfzg, fuffzig
60 sächz(i)g
70 sibezg, siebzig
80 achtz(i)g
90 nünz(i)g
100 hundert
1,000 tuusig (Zurich, Eastern Switzerland, Lucern, Berne); tausig (Basel)

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Information about numbers and counting in Swiss German

Learn Swiss German Online / Schweizerdeutsch lernen online

Download a spreadsheet of numbers in Germanic languages (provided by Yoshi Smart)

Information about Swiss German | Phrases | Numbers | Tower of Babel | Books about Swiss German on: and [affilate links]

Numbers in Germanic languages

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