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{{trans-bottom}} after {{checktrans-top}}020:07, 26 August 2012
Translation lemmas416:02, 26 August 2012
Esperanto214:01, 8 November 2011

Please do not remove {{trans-bottom}} after {{checktrans-top}}. That causes the rest of the page ("See also" sections and so on) to be trapped inside the collapsed "Translations to be checked" box!

RuakhTALK20:07, 26 August 2012

Translation lemmas

When you add translations for words with masculine and feminine forms (like ephemeral, lumberjack and indebted), please add only the masculine. — Ungoliant (Falai) 15:50, 26 August 2012 (UTC)

Ungoliant (Falai)15:50, 26 August 2012

Hi! Sure. But why?

Pikolas (talk)15:52, 26 August 2012

The masculine form is considered the lemma form. It's the same reason why we only give the infinitive form on Romance languages for translations, not every possible conjugated form that it might have.

--Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds15:59, 26 August 2012

Good to know, thanks.

Pikolas (talk)16:02, 26 August 2012
 

Standard practice, and it prevents clutter. The lemma’s entry’s headline should link to the feminine form anyway, see madeireiro for example. — Ungoliant (Falai) 16:02, 26 August 2012 (UTC)

Ungoliant (Falai)16:02, 26 August 2012
 
 

I know technically anything can be a valid Esperanto word through the Esperanto systems of derivation, but you've been adding a lot of unattested 'hyponyms' which is against the wiktionary policy of "only 'real' words". Basically if a word hasn't been used in Esperanto writing in the past, it doesn't get added here. So... I'm going to be a dick and revert these things, and if you really want them to be added, you need to make sure that they have been used in writing before. — [Ric Laurent] — 10:32, 2 November 2011 (UTC)

[Ric Laurent]10:32, 2 November 2011

Sorry mate, I wasn't aware of this policy. No worries. Pikolas 13:37, 8 November 2011 (UTC)

Pikolas13:37, 8 November 2011

Yeah, check out WT:CFI. It probably sucks and won't answer any real questions because it's a policy page, but it *might* help lol. Thanks for understanding, I know I get pissed when people revert shit I've spent hours on. — [Ric Laurent] — 14:01, 8 November 2011 (UTC)

[Ric Laurent]14:01, 8 November 2011