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I'm new to the wictionary, but very familiar with the wikipedia. Today I was looking for etymology. In fact, that is really the only reason I use a dictionary anymore, since I already know what most words mean. Pronunciation is also sometimes useful, especially regional variations.

I don't see these things in your dictionary. Even when these things are not known, every entry should have a place for them, stating unknown when that is the case. Indeed, some words are so obscure the etymology has truly been lost and is genuinely unknown. You need a consistent formatting policy for these items to make your dictionary professional and therefore useful.

  • A lot of entries do have Etymology and Pronunciation sections, but if you don't see them you can request them by adding {{rfe}} (request for etymology) or {{rfp}} (request for pronunciation) to the relevant page. Ƿidsiþ 18:07, 11 September 2009 (UTC)