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My German class's lecture materials say that it's "irgend jemand" (two words), but every source I've come across online uses it as a single word (irgendjemand). The latter makes more sense—it's anybody, not "any body."

Which is correct? Are they both acceptable?

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The correct form is »irgendjemand«. This has been changed in the course of the ortography reform of 1996; before 1996, »irgend jemand« was the correct form. I guess that's the main reason why you see both, but nowadays one should write it as one word.


Source: The official rules from 1996 say:

[§39] Mehrteilige Adverbien, Konjunktionen, Präpositionen und Pronomen schreibt man zusammen, wenn die Wortart, die Wortform oder die Bedeutung der einzelnen Bestandteile nicht mehr deutlich erkennbar sind.

Dies betrifft

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(4) Pronomen, zum Beispiel:

irgend-: irgendein, irgendetwas, irgendjemand, irgendwas, irgendwelcher, irgendwer

(https://www.vbk.ac.at/files/docs_recht/public/Amtliche%20Regeln%20Neue%20deutsche%20Rechtschreibung%202006.pdf, pp. 41/42)

Additionally, in the word list they list irgendjemand and mark it with a star, indicating that this has indeed been changed by the reform (p. 160).

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