If you ask why Swiss German is not a language of its own, but rather ‘mere’ a dialect, you are also asking about the difference between what is termed a language and what is a dialect. This requires some clarification.
The charming town of Biel in canton Berne is the largest bilingual city in Switzerland. Walking through the streets and listening to the chatter in both Swiss German and French lends a unique pleasant atmosphere to the town. Hallo/Grüezi and
We celebrate Swiss German and every single word in it. Therefore we’ve carefully curated the 20’000 most common Swiss German words for you, with authentic audio recordings and verified definitions. As such, this is the most complete Swiss German dictionary