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Need help deciphering word written in Fraktur

The word is "Proselyten". It is the plural form of the singular "Proselyt" and it means the same as in English ("proselyte"): converts from another religion. Originally ...
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What is this font called and how to study it

It's called "Fraktur" in German, or more general, "gebrochene Druckschrift", while in English it's often called Gothic print. Wikipedia has letter tables that you can use to learn ...
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What is this font called and how to study it

The other answers explain the key differences to modern fonts, so I just wanted to focus on the 'how do I learn to read it' part. The key question is whether you can read modern German in a modern ...
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What is this font called and how to study it

Here's the Fraktur - Wikpedia Entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraktur I think the main letters that cause some confusion are: k -> looks like "f" (+ extra line) s -> looks like &...
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Need help deciphering word written in Fraktur

There is a short list of fraktur letters that can be confusing in this answer: What is this font called and how to study it The "long s" looks like an "f", and the "y" ...
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