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Your question has already been answered very well. But to add some more information about the meaning of German apostrophe: In German, an apostrophe is always the hint that one letter is missing (in direct speech also more than one letters) even though many people use it in the wrong sense. Examples Wie geht es: Wie geht’s Explanation: The letter ‘e’ ...


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There is no such thing as the genitive apostrophe known in English (*). In German, the genitive "s" is attached without an apostrophe: Der Hut meines Vaters Tonys Pommesbude Andreas Friseursalon (it belongs to Andrea) Only if the noun already ends with a spoken "s"-sound, an apostrophe is appended to avoid ambiguity: Andreas' Friseursalon (it ...


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Diese verwandten Phänomene lassen sich auf verschiedene Art beschreiben und erklären. Am üblichsten ist wohl ein phonotaktischer Ansatz, der mit historischen Entwicklungen und Zufällen der Graphematik in Verbindung gebracht wird, im Ergebnis also eine diachrone phonographische Theorie. Ich werde im Folgenden versuchen, die Orthographie rein aus der Schrift ...


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No government-official standards exist in Germany to the best of my knowledge, unlike the official orthography rules. As far as I know, Luxemburg has a standardised orthography for Lëtzebuergesch which is typically considered a dialect of German. (I cannot really speak for Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, South Tyrol or Liechtenstein) Within Germany and ...


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No, in general the German language does not have an apostrophe in that case. Im Gegensatz zum Englischen wird der deutsche Genitiv ohne Apostroph geschrieben. DeutscheGrammatik20 Beispiel: Englisch: Peter’s house Deutsch: Peters Haus There's one exception to the rule. If the name already ends in an -s, an apostrophe is used to indicate the ...



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