"Capitalization" is the name for a group of rules that specify if the first letter of a word has to be written as an uppercase letter or a lowercase letter. Most important capitalization-rule in german language: Every noun beginns with an uppercase letter. But there are more capitalization-rules.

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Satzbeginn mit Kleinbuchstaben aufgrund Eigenname?

Kann ein Satz im Deutschen ausnahmsweise klein beginnen, weil ein Eigenname am Anfang steht oder muss dieser dann großgeschrieben werden oder muss dann zwingend eine neue Formulierung bzw. ...
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Adjectives with capital letters and no inflection

I’ve just learned Schweizer, which strikes me as unusual for an adjective in: having a capital letter; not being inflected for case/gender/number. Do the two always go hand-in-hand, and is ...
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When are noun abbreviations written in capitals?

Some noun abbreviations seem to be written completely in capitals, while others only begin with a capital. Abb. (Abbildung) Bhf. (Bahnhof) Jh. (Jahrhundert) EL (Esslöffel) AKW (Atomkraftwerk) PLZ (...
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Is it “auf den Laufenden” or “auf den laufenden”?

Looking in linguee.de, I've found just about as many versions with "Laufenden" as with "laufenden". Is this perhaps something that has changed in the new spelling reform?
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Book Title Capitalization

At my work we are working on some software involving the capitalization of book titles. Under pronouns it is set to not capitalize, yet "Sie" is always capitalized. I thought pronouns were not ...