Apostroph

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier Apostrophus m, from Latin apostrophus f.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /apɔˈstʁoːf/ (official standard)
  • IPA(key): /apoˈstʁɔf/ (at least equally common)
  • Hyphenation: Apo‧stroph; also Apos‧troph or Apost‧roph

Noun[edit]

Apostroph m, n ‎(genitive Apostrophs or Apostrophes, plural Apostrophe)

  1. (typography) apostrophe
  2. (typography) inverted comma

Usage notes[edit]

Only the masculine gender is (official) standard, but the neuter gender is also used (especially informally).

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

Apostroph m (plural Apostrophen)

  1. apostrophe