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Lexical Units

Lexical units are

The lexical units are transcribed orthographically. German transcriptions follow the spelling of the Duden (please note that we still conform to the 'old` German spelling from before 1995). Capitalisation is not sensitive to punctuation marks like periods or question marks. Thus, each sentence starts with a lower case letter unless the first word is a proper name or a noun.

Dialect speech is transcribed like other speech but can, if necessary, be labelled with a pronunciation comment and/or a global comment in which the dialect of the turn is noted.

Susen Rabold