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Alemannic German[edit]


From Old High German Suittes (attested 972), perhaps from the verb suedan (to burn), referring to a spot cleared by slash-and-burn, from Proto-Germanic *swīþaną; compare Old Norse svíða (to burn, singe). See German Schwyz for more.


Proper noun[edit]

Schwiiz f

  1. Switzerland (a country in Western Europe and Central Europe)
    D'Schwiiz isch en Staat in Mittelöiropa.
    Switzerland is a country in Central Europe.

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