Deciphering German Script (Kurrentschrift)

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Deciphering German Script is a guideline to help the genealogist to decipher text written in German Gothic (Kurrentschrift). The text will appear in 3 sections and can be accessed by clicking on the links below:
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==  Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
*[[Deciphering German Script 1-12|Deciphering German Script 1-12]]
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Alte Deutsche Schrift (Kurrentschrift)
*[[Deciphering German Script 13-24|Deciphering German Script 13-24]]
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*[[Deciphering German Script 25-36|Deciphering German Script 25-36]]
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[[Category:Germany]]
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== Article Description  ==
  
An interactive German Handwriting Tutorial is found [http://script.byu.edu/german/en/welcome.aspx here:]
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Deciphering German Script is a guideline to help the genealogist to decipher text written in German Gothic (Kurrentschrift). See also interactive [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-german-handwritten-records-lesson-1-kurrent-letters/69 videos] at FamilySearch/Learn, and "Knowing your German phrases" for [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/8/87/Knowing_your_German_phrases_birth.pdf birth], [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/40/Knowing_your_German_phrases_marriage.pdf marriage], and [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/93/Knowing_your_German_phrases_death.pdf death].
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== Related Websites  ==
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Old German Script. Alte Deutsche Schrift. By permission of the author, Norbert Willmann, 3 lessons on decipering German script are located at his website: [http://www.nw-service.at/genealogie.html www.nw-service.at/genealogie.html] .  These lessons are all in German but are slowly being translated into English.  Bei Genehmigung von Norbert Willmann sind drei Aufgaben auf seine Website vorhanden.  Die sind alle auf Deutsch.
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Revision as of 16:46, 23 July 2013

 Title in the Language of the Record

Alte Deutsche Schrift (Kurrentschrift)

Article Description

Deciphering German Script is a guideline to help the genealogist to decipher text written in German Gothic (Kurrentschrift). See also interactive videos at FamilySearch/Learn, and "Knowing your German phrases" for birth, marriage, and death.

Related Websites

Old German Script. Alte Deutsche Schrift. By permission of the author, Norbert Willmann, 3 lessons on decipering German script are located at his website: www.nw-service.at/genealogie.html .  These lessons are all in German but are slowly being translated into English.  Bei Genehmigung von Norbert Willmann sind drei Aufgaben auf seine Website vorhanden.  Die sind alle auf Deutsch.