Keywords: 5,800 headwords
Several hundred thousand requests to Duden language advisers form the foundation for this language companion, which deals with typical uncertainties of using the German language, analysed based on the Duden text corpus and its 4 billion word forms. The dictionary provides answers to orthographic, grammatical and stylistic questions, and provides recommendations in the event of grammatical variations. Additionally, aids for formulating sentences and explanations on current linguistic usage supplement this definitive work. Clear explanations, overview articles about topics such as capitalisation and comma placement, as well as numerous examples round out this volume.