Ort Kolewe okolewe at me.com
Tue Sep 10 06:11:19 PDT 2013

You have to consider the level of education involved  

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On Sep 10, 2013, at 2:53 AM, Gert Klingspohn <gert.klingspohn at online.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> you know, that in Germany are used very different regional dialects, which makes it the Germans themselves difficult to understand this. I think here of the Bavarian or Swabian pronunciation. And so you can heare also, that Germans came fromRussia / Poland.
> Typical features are therolling "r" (for example "Bruder" = Brrruder) and the pronunciation of words with umlauts (for example, "Förster" = Ferster, "Schröder" = Schreder). Many of these thingswe find also in the old church records that are now online. I always have a little smile when I find there the name "Ferster" or "Schreder" as last name. The correct name of this people is determined Förster or Schröder, but the pastor writes the name in the parish register, so he is called him.
> Best regards
> Gert
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