Template talk:present participle of

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Documentation[edit]

Usage[edit]

Use this template to show the simple definition for an entry that is the present participle and gerund form of a primary entry.

For most present participle entries, use in the definition line:

# {{present participle of| }}

E.g., on "spraying":

===Verb===
{{infl|en|verb form}}
# {{present participle of|spray}}

Verb form

spraying
  1. Present participle of to spray.


Note that users can customize how the output of this template displays by customizing their User:UserName/monobook.css. See {{plural of}} for details.

Parameters[edit]

This template is not language specific, but, if used with the lang parameter the relevant category can be applied to the article in which the template is included.

lang = used to specify the langauge i.e. Italian, Scots etc.

An example:

For the English word clamoring (present participle of clamor):

{{present participle of|clamor}}

This would place the article clamoring in category:English present participles

Discussion[edit]

Verbal noun?[edit]

Moved to WT:BP#Verbal noun? — Vildricianus 08:45, 17 July 2006 (UTC)

The nocap and nodot parameters need to be added[edit]

Can someone make the same changes I made to the {{third-person singular of}} template to this template please? Thanks in advance.  (u):Raifʻhār (t):Doremítzwr﴿ 17:41, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

link "present participle"[edit]

Couldn't there be a link to present participle ? Shouldn't there be ? --Jerome Potts 10:40, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

Link to Verb section[edit]

This template could yield a link straight to "<verb>#Verb", i.e. [[<verb>#Verb|<verb>]]. --Jerome Potts 10:45, 5 October 2009 (UTC)