My husband also supplied to live with a Swiss man, and he provided it as a noun all the time. It does sound odd, however supposedly it’s perfectly correct.

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Tbelow is a word in English for a Swiss perkid, a Switzer,; although you won’t see it used a lot now, it is in the OED.


My understanding is that “a Swiss” is correct, although I haven’t heard it.

At one location I saw school tright here was a girl from Switzerland. She was, inevitably, referred to as “Swiss Miss”.


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friedo:

I’ve never before encountered “Swiss” as a noun, only an adjective. Do world really say “a Swiss?”

Sure they perform. You must have heard it. Everyone has.

Q: How execute you make a swiss roll?A: Push him dvery own a hill.


Lucky.

It’s a beautiful country through fairly little bit ethnic unrest and also few social ills, and being in central Europe you have the right to reach a dozen amazing and different locations through a pair of hours take a trip. Excellent railroads and also, IIRC, all power is nonpolluting hydroelectric.


Lucky.

It’s a beautiful country through relatively little ethnic unrest and few social ills, and being in main Europe you have the right to reach a dozen exciting and various areas via a pair of hours take a trip. Excellent railroads and, IIRC, all power is nonpolluting hydroelectric.

“Like the fella claims, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had actually warfare, terror, murder, and bloodburned, however they created Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and also the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had actually brotherly love - they had actually 500 years of democracy and also tranquility, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.”

Harry Lime in The Third Man


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aldiboronti:

“Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodmelted, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonarperform da Vinci, and also the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had actually brotherly love - they had actually 500 years of democracy and tranquility, and also what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.”

Harry Lime in The Third Man

Not also that: the cuckoo clock is from the Babsence Foremainder, in Germany kind of.

But the Swiss carry out make excellent (non cuckoo-) clocks and and watches.


Wasn’t Vienna in Switzerland at one time? Seems like Vienna’s responsible for even more than little sausperiods.

And to the OP: A perboy from Switzerland also is called “a foreigner.”


I don’t think Vienna was ever a component of the Swiss Federation, although it was the Congress of Vienna in 1815 that re-establimelted Swiss self-reliance.


Why single out Switzerland? What’s a perchild from England also called? China?

Little-known fact: All of these human being are called “Swiss”.

Oh, wait. For a minute I believed we were in the “Lie to Me” thcheck out.


Wasn’t Vienna in Switzerland also at one time?

No.

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Swiss is the correct term for a swiss person: in Germale Schweitzer, in french Suisse, in Italian Svizzero.