Although many Austrians speak German, their variety of the language has quite a few differences from standard German. For those travelling to Austria, here are a few key Austrian-German phrases tourists need to know and use while visiting to help them get by as they explore what the country has to offer.
To order a beer, you say
To ask someone how it’s going?
To say excuse me, you say
To ask where is the bathroom, you say
If you want to ask if someone speaks English, you say
A formal greeting, specific to Vienna—usually used by shopkeepers
Pronounced groos got.
To say goodbye, you say
To say I’m sorry, you say
To say thank you, you say
To say I love you, you say
To ask for the bill, you say
To say I don’t understand, you say