That's quite a variety of definitions! If a Navajo person wants to refer to a specific one of these three vegetables do they have modifiers that are used to specify which one they are referring to (such as, for example, a wife telling her husband which one to pick up at the market for a recipe she wishes to make)? 18.104.22.168 02:09, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
- No, not really. These are not native foods. If they’re not speaking English, they probably are not eating them. —Stephen 02:16, 18 January 2010 (UTC)
Can this also mean "radish," as the illustrated dictionary indicates? 22.214.171.124 04:05, 20 January 2010 (UTC)
- Yes, if it’s the right color. Some radishes are black, white, or other colors. —Stephen 09:29, 20 January 2010 (UTC)
Alternate term for "carrot"
How come chąąsht’ezhiitsoh is linking properly but chąąshtʼezhiitsoh isn't? The apostrophe looks exactly the same on my computer. Can we make a Wiktionary-wide fix that will allow spellings with either apostrophe to link to the right entry? I used the apostrophe that is not working for several new entries I've created in the past day. 126.96.36.199 20:56, 20 January 2010 (UTC)
- No, your ’ is the wrong one. It is the right single quote of English, Unicode \u2019. It’s used by all of the Indo-European languages for the right single quote. The Navajo glottal stop is a completely different letter. Maybe if you look at a larger size you can see the difference:
- ’ ʼ.
- Yours is the former. Navajo is the latter. —Stephen 03:40, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, they're diusplaying the same for me, at any size. When I created the shortcut with WinVNKey (I type two regular apostrophes and it was supposed to come out as the Navajo one) I used the Navajo one as the output character, and for some reason it's giving some other apostrophe (which looks exactly the same on my system). nv:WP is making redirects for every word with a Navajo apostrophe in it, from spellings with the regular (straight up and down) apostrophe, which might be good to to here. 188.8.131.52 04:12, 21 January 2010 (UTC)
- It probably would be a good idea here, but for technical reasons we don’t like to have redirects here except in extraordinary circumstances. —Stephen 04:33, 21 January 2010 (UTC)