Gender stern, comes for the time being to the rules of spelling

This emerges from a report by the Council for German orthography on Friday in Mannheim, Germany has decided to. Accordingly, the panel of experts wants to obser

Gender stern, comes for the time being to the rules of spelling

This emerges from a report by the Council for German orthography on Friday in Mannheim, Germany has decided to. Accordingly, the panel of experts wants to observe the development of the writing is in use for the time being.

In the paper it is said that if the Council wanted to follow in his assessment of the gender spellings to the readability and comprehensibility. The goal is "an uncontrolled combination of different Variant spellings counter" and "to maintain the uniformity of spelling in all German speaking countries".

gender star is more and more

used more and more companies, universities, city governments and agencies to use new linguistic forms, such as the gender asterisk ("competition"), or the underscore ("Citizens"). People with it are to be addressed, the feel neither the male nor the female gender belonging. The use of such special characters can result in legal schreibrat to problems and grammatically incorrect solutions.

Since 2004, the Council for German orthography, the decisive authority in matters of orthography. He has around Bolzano is 40 members from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, of the Autonomous province of South Tyrol and the German-speaking community of Belgium. The seat of the Leibniz-Institute for the German language in Mannheim, Germany is in the rule; there, the clerk of the Council.

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Updated Date: 01 April 2021, 05:26

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