Liechtenstein Languages

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Description[edit | edit source]

The official language in Liechtenstein is German:

  • Alemannic dialect - Spoken by most Liechtensteiners and is different from Standard German but closely related to dialects spoken in neighboring regions such as Switzerland and Vorarlberg, Austria
  • Walser German dialect - Spoken in Triesenberg
  • Swiss Standard German -Also understood and spoken by most Liechtensteiners [1]

Foreigners make up around 14% of the population of Liechtenstein, primarily Italians and Turks. Italian and Turkish are both spoken in the country. [2]

Word List(s)[edit | edit source]

German

Italian

Turkish

Alphabet and Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Swiss German

Italian

Turkish

Language Aids and Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

German and Swiss German

Italian

Turkish

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Liechtenstein," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein#Languages, accessed 2 April 2021.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Languages of Liechtenstein," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_Liechtenstein, accessed 2 April 2021.