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Chicago Manual of Style: Foreign Languages

For an overview of matters related to foreign languages in the Chicago Manual of Style, click here

Citing foreign-language article and journal titles

Chicago Manual of Style 14.193

Foreign-language article and journal titles

Titles of foreign-language articles, like foreign book titles, are usually capitalized sentence-style (see 8.156) but according to the conventions of the particular language (see 14.107). German, for example, capitalizes common nouns in running text as well as in titles (see 11.42). Journal titles may either be treated the same way or, if an author has done so consistently, be capitalized headline-style. An initial definite article (LeDer, etc.) should be retained, since it may govern the inflection of the following word. Months and the equivalents of such abbreviations as no. or pt. are usually given in English (but see 14.71).


Other Styles Guides

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers by Modern Language Association

Call Number: Reference Desk LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016
Official Style manual and citation manual of the Modern Language Association, used extensively by writers and professors in the literature, writing and arts areas
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th ed.
Call Number:  Reference Desk BF 76.7. P83
Publication date: 2010

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