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奥运匹克[edit]

Hi,

I have replied on Wiktionary_talk:Requested_entries_(Chinese)#.E5.A5.A5.E8.BF.90.E5.8C.B9.E5.85.8B. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 04:45, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Thank you; how many Google hits and Google Books hits are there for this term? If a lot, might it not indicate that this is an alternate spelling, not a wrong spelling? For the city of Cleveland, for example, there are two equally valid Mandarin spellings. 173.89.236.187 13:13, 22 March 2014 (UTC)
You might just comment on the topic, not here. It's not common enough to merit a full entry. I have made a redirect to 奥林匹克. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 23:15, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

晩餐[edit]

Please don't re-add 晩餐 to the requests. It uses a Japanese-specific character. There's "also" just on top of the entry. The Chinese spelling is 晚餐. Please also check the comments, check the entries carefully, so we don't have to notify you personally. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 23:12, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Why did I just find it under the spelling I added in a Chinese-language newspaper? 173.89.236.187 03:31, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
Here is the link: http://ecjweb.net/KCXX/ECJ249/KCXX_140315_01.htm 173.89.236.187 03:34, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
The link doesn't matter. We have criteria for inclusion. Typos and conversion problems are common, due to inefficiency of input or human errors. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 03:41, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
Sorry, what does that mean? I just provided a source--a Chinese-language newspaper. Further, the two characters you said were Japanese-only have "Mandarin" sections in their own Wiktionary entries. 173.89.236.187 03:42, 26 March 2014 (UTC)
Wiktionary_talk:Requested_entries_(Chinese)#.E6.99.A9.E9.A4.90. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 03:49, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

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Thank you; I have been editing at en:Wiktionary for almost 10 years. 173.89.236.187 17:31, 25 May 2014 (UTC)
Oh, well sorry then. Ready Steady Yeti (talk) 18:19, 25 May 2014 (UTC)
It's the problem with anonymous users. For some reason, they don't bother registering and no-one remembers them. People don't memorise IP-addresses and they may change, when you use a different computer or change your IP-address for whatever reason. --Anatoli (обсудить/вклад) 06:16, 26 May 2014 (UTC)



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