Hindi names of elements from English
- They are not actual words of Hindi. I am from India and I studied in chemics. These were the names we used every day in laboratories.
- Then make entries for those forms, without removing the old entries. When you move an entry, it leaves a redirect behind, which discourages people from entering definitions for other words with the same spelling. If you search on Google Books, for instance, there are a good number of such cases that turn up. Also, Wiktionary includes any term that's actually used in a language, including incorrect ones (we mark them as "proscribed" or "nonstandard", but we include them). Are you so sure that all Hindi speakers everywhere only use the correct forms? And since Wiktionary has many languages, often on the same page, are you also sure that no Devanagari-based language anywhere will ever have words with those spellings? Chuck Entz (talk) 07:27, 1 September 2012 (UTC)
Thank you for the help in cleaning up those Hindi entries!
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