Category talk:Noun forms by language

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Category:Noun forms by language[edit]

(and its predecessor Category:Noun forms) Not a useful category. What constitutes a noun "form" varies too much by language. This is, in effect "noun forms that aren't the main dictionary language". The relevant category is Category:Nouns by language, which we already have. --EncycloPetey 05:34, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

So then, Category:<language> noun forms would be a subcategory only of Category:<language> nouns, not of any interlanguage category? I'm down with that. (I assume we'd also do away with Category:Verb forms, Category:Adjective forms, and Category:Adjective forms by language?) —RuakhTALK 22:34, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Yes, I'd agree with eliminating all such similar categories in other parts of speech. --EncycloPetey 22:46, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Delete per nom. --Bequw ? ¢t 17:11, 23 December 2008 (UTC)
Strong keep. Nominator`s rationale completely disregards the strong similarities within groups of related languages, e.g. the Scandinavian languages. Also, maintaining a common structure ensures uniformity in category nomenclature. __meco 14:01, 20 January 2009 (UTC)
There will still be a common structure, just a different structure. I don't see how "forms that aren't the lemma" is a comparison worth making across languages. --EncycloPetey 18:58, 20 January 2009 (UTC)
It's not a comparison worth making, but it serves as a gateway to other indispensable comparisons that would otherwise be difficult to come by. __meco 10:32, 21 January 2009 (UTC)

Boldly Kept against consensus. We still have similar categories e.g. Category:Verb forms by language. Pls restart discussion at WT:BP or WT:VOTE (or WT:RFD) if you disagree --Jackofclubs 19:28, 22 June 2009 (UTC)