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Again, welcome! Ultimateria (talk) 21:36, 20 March 2012 (UTC)

Template:la-decl-2nd-ius[edit]

Hi! Your edit in Template:la-decl-2nd-ius (diff) has caused some problems in nearly 30 dictionary lemmas: These lemmas suddenly had an additional "i", for example the genitive of "Ovidius" wasn't "Ovidii" anymore but "Ovidiii". Looks nice, but unfortunately not correct. If you want to know where a template is used, you can open the template and click "What links here" on the left hand side. If you think that a problem is too complex you can discuss it in one of the discussion rooms (Wiktionary:Discussion_rooms). --MaEr (talk) 13:27, 23 December 2012 (UTC)

lac[edit]

Where did you find attestation for the plural? The Oxford Latin Dictionary attests several singular forms, but states that this word has no plural. --EncycloPetey (talk) 00:01, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

I didn't find attestation for the plural; I looked at the plural forms on the page and assumed they were proper. I've nominated the plural forms' respective existing pages for deletion; I'll delete the plural forms from the ‘lac’ page if their pages are deleted. Esszet (talk) 01:02, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

ego vs. egō[edit]

In fact, both are legitimate Latin pronunciations. Most books seem to silently favor one or the other, but a few of my resources do give both as legitimate alternatives. --EncycloPetey (talk) 04:28, 30 May 2013 (UTC)

Ah. Esszet (talk) 11:25, 30 May 2013 (UTC)

eu[edit]

'Usage notes' is actually an approved L4 header. See WT:ELE for more. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 17:07, 3 June 2013 (UTC)

Inflections of "sum"[edit]

I'm not sure why you're copying this inflection lots of times in Module:la-verb. Is one not enough? —CodeCat 21:28, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

Prōsum takes a '-d-’ before what would otherwise be initial ‘e-’ in forms of ‘sum’ (e.g. prōdesse), and as the link I provided in the edit explanation shows, it turns out that the only ‘sum’ derivatives that have present active participles are ‘absum’ and ‘praesum’. If there's a way to work that into the conjugation of ‘sum’, please do so. Esszet (talk) 22:27, 26 April 2014 (UTC)
There probably is some way to handle it. Right now, everything is just being copied and duplicated, which probably isn't the best way to solve it, I hope you can agree with me on that. —CodeCat 22:37, 26 April 2014 (UTC)
I do, but we should just leave it until someone who knows how to condense it comes along and does so. Esszet (talk) 23:18, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

Module:pl-noun and -owa declension pattern[edit]

I think in the long run it might be better to use the autoinflect function from Module:pl-adj and provide declension patterns for all nouns with adjectival declension that would also cover radny, księgowy, podczaszy, radna, położna, etc. --Tweenk (talk) 01:03, 16 December 2014 (UTC)

As long as you can get it to override the -a for feminine nouns in the vocative singular and replace it with an -o (it's teściowo, radno, położno, etc.), that would probably be a good idea. I don't know how to do it, but I can try to figure it out if you don't know how or you can't find someone who does. Esszet (talk) 14:28, 16 December 2014 (UTC)
Done, I simply added the -o declensions to Module:pl-adj as the 15th table item. I also created the relevant templates, {{pl-decl-noun-masc-pers-adj}} and {{pl-decl-noun-f-adj}}. There could conceivably be a neuter template as well, but as far as I can tell such words are very rare - I can think only of names of taxes such as bykowe, pogłowne, etc. --Tweenk (talk) 03:27, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
Alright, thank you, I'll get rid of the -owa pattern from the module, replace the relevant template with {{pl-decl-noun-f-adj}} where it's used, and nominate the -owa template for deletion. By the way, how does the override function you added work? It would be useful not only for words like teść and król, but for words with minor inflectional irregularities as well (ṡwiat/światu, dobro/dobru (in the locative singular), koń/końmi, chłopiec/chłopcze, bóg/boże, etc.). Esszet (talk) 15:23, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
I see you've already replaced {{pl-decl-noun-owa}} with {{pl-decl-noun-f-adj}} where it was used, thank you. Esszet (talk) 15:26, 19 December 2014 (UTC)
I'm sorry, I didn't see what you'd written on the Category:Polish noun inflection-table templates page. Esszet (talk) 15:44, 19 December 2014 (UTC)