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(German) Do the words "schwitzen" and "wichsen" rhyme?

The differences between rhyme and assonance have been explained in the other answers. Some examples for illustration: Goethe almost always used rhymes in the strict sense that @fdb explained: Hat der ...
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(German) Do the words "schwitzen" and "wichsen" rhyme?

They do not rhyme, but there is a rhyming device called "assonance" (in German: "Assonanz" or "Halbreim"). Basically it means that two ending syllables sound similar ...
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(German) Do the words "schwitzen" and "wichsen" rhyme?

"Rhyme" means that the last stressed vowel and everything after it are the same. /itsen/ and /iksen/ do not rhyme, but they are a near rhyme.
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Ist der Gebrauch von [æ] (bzw. Ä) im Schweizerdeutschen ungewöhnlich?

Ich kann leider nichts zu schweizerischen Dialekten sagen, möchte aber zu den IPA-Lautzeichen etwas sagen. Es gibt da nämlich ein kleines Problem bei dem Laut, der im Deutschen üblicherweise mit dem ...
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Numbers in Swiss-German dialects

The typical Swiss German forms are not zwöü and drü as opposed to Standard German zwei and drei. Instead, Swiss German dialects typically differentiate between drü and drei, whereas there is regional ...
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