Wiktionary:Criteria for inclusion/Language-specific

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These are language-specific criteria for inclusion (or exclusion) of terms.

List of languages[edit]

Dutch[edit]

  1. Entries for nonidiomatic possessive cases should not be created.
    • Example: moeders and leraars should not be created (although the former is also a plural form, which is ok).

English[edit]

  1. Entries for nonidiomatic possessive cases should not be created.[1]
  2. If a citation is written with long s (ſ), it counts, for attestation purposes, as the common short s (s). No English entry should include the long s in its title.
    • Example: A citation that includes "phantaſtick" counts to attest phantastick. The English entry phantaſtick should not be created.
  3. Any English word will sometimes be written with an uppercase first letter, or with all uppercase letters. Such capitalizations should not be included unless they are a property of a specific word.
    • Example: Entries are not needed for The and THE, only for the.

Hebrew[edit]

  1. The standard on English Wiktionary is to treat all of Hebrew as one language, including Biblical, Mishnaic, and Modern Hebrew. All have the same categories, all have the same ==Language== headers, etc. The only exception is in Etymology sections, where to indicate derivation from Biblical Hebrew one can use {{etyl|hbo}}, and to indicate derivation from Modern Israeli Hebrew one can use {{etyl|he-IL}}.
  2. Exclude most constructions that are simply one or more proclitics plus a base word.[2]
    • Example: וּבָנוֹת (uvanót) is considered to be covered by the entries for וְ־ (v'-) and בָּנוֹת (banót).

Japanese[edit]

  1. If a term is included with a spelling that includes kanji, then its all-hiragana spelling should be included as well. If a term is included with a kanji, hiragana, or katakana spelling, then its Hepburn romanization should be included as well.

Latin[edit]

  1. Entry titles should not include macrons (ā, ē, etc.) or breves (ă, ĕ, etc.).
    • Example: The word "ēsse" should be found at the entry esse; the Latin entry ēsse should not be created.

Old English[edit]

  1. Entries named with macrons (ā, ē, etc.) or dots (ċ, ġ) should not be created. The title should be written as the version without diacritics instead.
    • Example: The word "ċēosan" should be found at the entry ceosan; the entry ċēosan should not be created.
  2. If a form with the letter ð is attested, then its form with the letter þ in its place should also be created. Likewise for ƿ and w.
    • Example: ðæt is attested, therefore þæt should also be created. hƿæt is attested, therefore hwæt should be created too.

Old High German[edit]

  1. Entries named with macrons (ā, ē, etc.) should not be created. The title should be written as the version without diacritics instead.
    • Example: The word "mīn" should be found at the entry min; the entry mīn should not be created.
  2. If a form with the digraph th is attested, the form with the letter d in its place should also be created.
    • Example: The form ther is attested, therefore der should also be created.
  3. If a form with the letter c, the curled z or the digraph uu is attested, the form with k, z or w in their place should also be created.
    • Example: The word scal is attested, therefore skal should also be created.
    • Example: The word uuaz is attested, therefore waz should also be created.

Old Norse[edit]

  1. Entries named with macrons (ā, ē, etc.) should not be created. Vowels with macrons should be replaced by vowels with acute accents (á, é etc.).
    • Example: The entry mīnn should not be created, its entry should be named mínn.
  2. If a form with the letter i followed by a vowel is attested, the form with j in its place should also be created as the main entry.
    • Example: The word siá is attested, therefore sjá should also be created.
  3. If a form with the letter c is attested, the form with k in its place should also be created as the main entry.
    • Example: The word scal is attested, therefore skal should also be created.

Old Saxon[edit]

  1. Entries named with macrons (ā, ē, etc.) should not be created. The title should be written as the version without diacritics instead.
    • Example: The word "mīn" should be found at the entry min; the entry mīn should not be created.
  2. If a form with the letters ƀ, c or the digraph uu is attested, the form with the letters v, k or w in their place should also be created.
    • Example: The word klioƀan is attested, therefore kliovan should also be created.
    • Example: The word scal is attested, therefore skal should also be created.
    • Example: The word uuat is attested, therefore wat should also be created.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wiktionary:Votes/pl-2007-07/Exclusion of possessive case
  2. ^ [1]