Word of the week: heuer
This adverb is typically found in Southern German dialects as well as in Austrian and Swiss German, and is used to mean ‘this year’.
Synonyms: in diesem Jahr, dieses Jahr
Heuer kommt der Herbst zeitig. = Autumn has come early this year.
Weihnachten wird heuer ohne Märkte gefeiert werden. = Christmas will be celebrated without markets this year.