Dialects Hotline Rahel learns Saxon!

What does Gliggauf mean? And why is a Freiberger Eierschecke supposed to be "scheen loofsch"? Our second episode of the Dialects Hotline is all about the Saxon dialect. Rahel meets up with Clemens Kiessling from the Erzgebirge for a taste of his local lingo.

 

Dialects Hotline

 

Saxon, Kölsch, Swabian, Platt - there are many ways of speaking German. But what do these different dialects sound like? Who speaks them? And what’s so special about them? Rahel Klein asks those who know best because they speak a dialect themselves.