Comma Queen: An Episode of Diaeresis

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Veröffentlicht 4 Dezember 2018
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Have you ever heard about diaeresis? No, that’s not what you think! Diaeresis is a symbol consisting of two dots that we sometimes put over a vowel in many languages, including English. In this video Mary Norris, an editor and a proofreader for the New Yorker magazine, nicknamed Comma Queen, will explain when to use diaeresis in the English language in detail, as well as give us a demonstration of how to use some big-scale office supplies.

 
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be on - kommen
a boutique - Boutique
co-op - Konsum
to co-opt - kooptieren
condition - Zustand
to cooperate - zusammenarbeiten
a department - Abteilung
a diaeresis - Diärese
a dot - Punkt
to indicate - zeigen
kind of - So'ne Art
meaning - Bedeutung
old-fashioned - altmodisch
pencil sharpener - Bleistiftspitzer
to pronounce - aussprechen
to reelect - wieder wählen
to reestablish - wiederherstellen
to spell - buchstabieren
a syllable - Silbe
an umlaut - Umlaut
unpleasant - unangenehm
to use - verwenden
a vowel - Vokal