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Vorab Die Frage wurde vor langer Zeit gestellt, aber ich fand die bisherigen Antworten nicht zufriedenstellend / nicht akkurat im Bezug auf den tatsächlichen, mündlichen Sprachgebrauch. Ich bin Deutsch-Muttersprachler mit gemischter süddeutscher Prägung (Bayern / Österreich) und beziehe mich in meiner Antwort auf alltägliches "Hochdeutsch" / ...


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In Austrobavarian Adding on to what Hubert said, this is generally true for the entire Austrobavarian dialect continuum. Most of these contractions are formed without the loss of any letters (compared to when one of the individual words is said without the other being close), save the assimilation of similar vowels (nm -> mm). It's really hard to say if ...


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As described here there is not just one Austrian or Bavarian dialect. So what I say here is true for the east of Austria. I am not sure if it is true for the Tyrol or Vorarlberg too. (I have no idea about the Dialect spoken in Vorarlberg) The words »semma« and »emma« do not exist. But there are other, similar words for »sehen wir« and »essen wir«: sehen ...


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Wikipedia has a good explaination: Oberdeutscher Präteritumsschwund. It is a phenomenon of the southern states but creeps to the north. From my own observations I can confirm that speakers from Northern Germany will use Präteritum far more often, especially when telling stories. I'm somewhere in between; I use it more often with strong verbs and when ...



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