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This looks to be verbatim from I assume that's OK. -dmh 15:09, 14 May 2004 (UTC) is a Wiktionary mirror. —Muke Tever 22:43, 14 May 2004 (UTC)


What on Earth are we supposed to infer from this on the definition line?

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DAVilla 17:39, 2 September 2007 (UTC)


In [ (google preview)] it's "zählbare [Wörter, Nomen or Substantive] (countables, thing-words) und die nicht zählbaren (uncountables)". Does countable (pl. countables; = count noun, countable noun) exist? -IP, 23:17, 14 December 2014 (UTC)

Yes, there does exist such a noun in contemporary English usage. You can find examples with a search of the web. I doubt that this usage is considered good English style, but it is readily understandable. — Aetheling (talk) 23:24, 24 April 2017 (UTC)

Mathematical senses[edit]

I found this entry to have a badly garbled explanation of the mathematical senses of this word. I have tried to repair these parts, and to render them somewhat more comprehensible to those without the requisite mathematics. I hope I have succeeded. If not, I am open to suggestions, questions, and criticism. I consider this to be an important word, even though it is somewhat technical, so let us try to get it right! — Aetheling (talk) 23:31, 24 April 2017 (UTC)

It seems your edit removed one of the senses, so I've partially undone it—you're welcome to try to make the definitions clearer, but both senses exist, so please don't remove either of them. —Granger (talk · contribs) 23:45, 24 April 2017 (UTC)