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Non-English Words, Phrases, and Accent Marks  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
eISBN: 
9780195382846
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.003.0012
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9780195176339
Some words and phrases derived from other languages have become part of standard English usage. Those that have not should be italicized (see 22.0, Typography), and usually a definition should ... More
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Accent Marks (Diacritics)  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.021.191
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An accent mark (diacritic), when added to a letter, indicates a phonetic value different from that of the unmarked letter. English words once spelled with accent marks (eg, cooperate, preeminent) now ... More
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Use of Italics  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.409
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Some words and phrases derived from other languages have become part of standard English usage. Those that have not should be italicized (see , Typography), and usually a definition should be given. Consult ... More
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Translation of Titles  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
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2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.410
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Non-English titles mentioned in text may be translated or not, at the author’s discretion. If the original title is used, an English translation should be given parenthetically, except in cases in which ... More
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Capitalization and Punctuation  

Brenda Gregoline

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (10th edition)

Print Publication Year: 
2007
Published Online: 
2009
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780195176339.022.411
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section
Non-English words should be capitalized and non-English phrases punctuated according to that language’s standard of correctness. Follow language dictionaries and The Chicago Manual of Style. ...

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