Portal talk:Germany: Difference between revisions

German standard, Switzerland and Austria are part of Germany in history. Germany is older as state. --[[Special:Contributions/|]] ([[User talk:|talk]]) 18:16, 22 September 2020 (UTC)
:That's rubbish, Switzerland and Austria were never part of Germany historically and both are older than Germany. Germany was a collection of states within the Holy Roman Empire until 1871. To answer the question, we are at liberty to use regional spelling and terms for regional articles so I imagine it's okay to use regional pronunciation too. In any case, there is no standard German way of saying some Swiss and Austrian words e.g. standard German doesn't recognise Swiss "merci" or Austrian "Droggn". If anyone disputes it, add both. [[User:Bermicourt|Bermicourt]] ([[User talk:Bermicourt|talk]]) 07:19, 23 September 2020 (UTC)