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Symbol '

Reductions that can be found in the transcript are elisions, assimilations and deletions. The apostrophe is put when the final e of a word (e.g. in hab', wollt', heut') isn't pronounced. The same thing goes for final t if it isn't pronounced in is', nich' and jetz'. The apostrophe also subtitutes initial ei in the German indefinite articles ein ('n), eine ('ne), einem ('nem), einer ('ner) etc. and initial e in the reduced pronoun es ('s). The lexical units mentioned above are always transcribed like this if reduced. If they occur together, the two apostrophes may appear in a row.

w001_ptd_001_AAA: wie w"ar' 's mit Kino .

Susen Rabold