Talk:-tion

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motivate is a verb as is celebrate, is motivation or celebration a verb or a noun??

Clicking on the links motivation and celebration seems a fair starting point to me. Mglovesfun (talk) 20:07, 16 October 2009 (UTC)

English alt forms[edit]

  • Is "-shon" an attestable English alt form? Frederick Gard Fleay's The Victoʹrian Alphabet (ULB Halle) has "nota'shon", "limita'shons", "pronuncia'shon".
  • What about w:Benjamin Franklin's phonetic alphabet? The example has "pronunciation" and "distinction" written in this alphabet. wikipedia's approximation is -իɥn.

-84.161.13.227 17:46, 2 July 2017 (UTC)

These are old proposed spelling reforms that never caught on at all. Equinox 18:11, 2 July 2017 (UTC)