Chranket

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Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German krancheit, krankeit. Equivalent to chrank +‎ -het.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Zurich) IPA(key): [xrɑŋkxət]

Noun[edit]

Chranket f (plural Chrankete)

  1. illness, disease
    • 1978, Rolf Lyssey and Christa Maerker, Die Schweizermacher (transcript):
      Nai nai, än aaschtekchendi Chrankchet. Wi si so vorchunt.
      No, no, a contagious disease. The kind that sometimes go round.