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relating to quotation marks, i.e. punctuation marks used chiefly to indicate the beginning and the end of a quotation in which the exact phraseology of another or of a text is directly cited
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Questions on the orthography reforms of 1996 and 2006.
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relating to the style, arrangement, or appearance of typeset matter
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Schweizer Hochdeutsch (Schriftdeutsch) - Questions on vocabulary, grammar, orthography or interpunction of German as it is written in Switzerland. For the spoken dialect see Swiss German.
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Schweizer Mundart (Schweizerdeutsch) - Questions on the dialect spoken in Switzerland. For differences in grammar, orthography, or punctuation use the tag swiss-standard-german.
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Questions specifically related to written German.
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a report of what someone has said which does not reproduce the exact words
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Expletiva – syntactic expletives, i.e., words which only serve a syntactic purpose but do not contribute to the meaning such as *es* in “es regnet”.
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Questions that ask for lists. Please note that this kind of questions should be the rare exception on this site and should be marked community wiki.
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relating to the study and systematic classification of speech sounds
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relating to the study of the internal construction of words
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relating to the punctuation mark (-) used especially to divide or to compound words
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For questions on lists (Aufzählungen) as a linguistic phenomenon. Do not use for questions asking for lists (use [big-list] instead).
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Gebrochene Schrift, Fraktur – Blackletter typefaces such as fraktur, textura or schwabacher and “broken” handwriting such as Offenbacher and Sütterlin.
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Semantik - questions on the scientifical base of meanings of words or sentences. For more basic questions on meanings, or meanings in context choose 'word-meaning', 'meaning', or 'meaning-in-context'.
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For questions about words and other language entities with extremal properties.
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For questions about the comprehension of spoken German. – Für Fragen über das Verständnis der gesprochenen deutschen Sprache.