Talk:hólǫ́

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Derived term or conjugation/declension?[edit]

Should hólóní, hólónígíí, and dahólónígíí be added here, as some kind of related term or conjugation? 71.66.97.228 21:17, 25 November 2010 (UTC)

I don’t think so. They are not conjugation forms, nor regular words, but hólǫ́ with various prefixes and suffixes that relate to it sort of like which relates to is. Although it is common to say "which is" in English, it doesn’t really merit a separate entry. —Stephen (Talk) 21:55, 25 November 2010 (UTC)

So they are not commonly used words deserving of their own entries? As they are spelled as single words, it would make it easier for people to look up terms if they had entries (or at least mentions in the root word's entry). Of course, German sticks a lot of words together and I guess Wiktionary doesn't try to have entries for all of the infinite combinations. 71.66.97.228 22:23, 25 November 2010 (UTC)

Well...we do have an entry for the somewhat notable Donaudampfschiffahrtselektrizitätenhauptbetriebswerkbauunterbeamtengesellschaft. ;) 50 Xylophone Players talk 22:42, 25 November 2010 (UTC)
They are common and spelled as single words, but they are not words in the English sense. Their meanings are difficult to describe except in context with other words. —Stephen (Talk) 22:48, 25 November 2010 (UTC)
I see...I had already got the feeling that Navajo was somewhat...awkward from looking at a few entries. 50 Xylophone Players talk 00:12, 26 November 2010 (UTC)