NEW GLARUS, WI – OCT 29, 2015: Gruetzi is greetings or hello in Swiss that’s pronounced [Grew-tzee]. You will see these on banners in the streets of New Glarus that known for its Swiss heritage.
You can use Gruetzi anytime of the day in a formal setting and personal setting as well. Gruetzi is a commonly used when picking up the phone or even speaking to the pet dog.
And if someone says to you, “Gruetzi” the kind way to respond is with saying the same back, “Gruetzi.”