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Information: A dance family.

Translation: Two things. While "two" is spelled "zwei" in German, the spelling and pronunciation of Zwiefacher are in dialect.

Pronunciation: TSVEE-fah-ker

Region: Bavaria, south Germany


A FEW POPULAR ZWIEFACHER PATTERNS
        W = Waltz; D = Dreher (Pivot)

Online: For more than 200 zwiefacher patterns, click https://www.folkdancing.com/Pages/seattle/Zwie-Pattern.html.


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