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All nouns in German are capitalized. Well, almost all: i-thingies (z.B. der iPod, das iPad,...) die taz (die Tageszeitung). are not.


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All nouns in German are capitalized. Interesse - interest Bruchstück - snippet / shard Schluss - ending / conclusion Bestand - collection / population / etc. These are all nouns, so they should be capitalized as such. :)


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Yes, the rules of capitalization are different. In English, only the beginning of sentences as well as proper names (of people, of organisations, of "special things" such as specific celebrations, e.g. "Christmas") are generally capitalized. In German (not only in older text, but also according to the contemporary spelling rules), all of these are ...



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