Template:he-excessive spelling of

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excessive spelling of {{{1}}}


This templates generates definition lines for Hebrew excessive spellings; that is, spellings that include yuds and/or vavs that indicate vowel sounds. Modern texts commonly use defective spellings.

Use of the template categorizes an entry in Category:Hebrew excessive spellings.


Use the template name as a sort of parameter: use {{he-excessive spelling of}} to generate "excessive spelling of" and {{he-Excessive spelling of}} to generate "Excessive spelling of", capitalized. Also:

  • first unnamed parameter: mandatory: the standard-spelled term
  • wv: optional: the same, with vowels
  • .: optional: punctuation for the end of the line: defaults to nothing
  • demo: not for use in entries
  • cap: unnecessary for use

The template does not have a parameter for a romanization of the normal spelling, since a romanization should already be provided in the inflection line.


  • {{he-excessive spelling of|מצוה}} → excessive spelling of מצוה
  • {{he-excessive spelling of|מצוה|.=.}} → excessive spelling of מצוה.
  • {{he-excessive spelling of|מצוה|wv=מִצְוָה}} → excessive spelling of מִצְוָה
  • {{he-Excessive spelling of|מצוה}} → Excessive spelling of מצוה
  • {{he-Excessive spelling of|מצוה|.=.}} → Excessive spelling of מצוה.
  • {{he-Excessive spelling of|מצוה|wv=מִצְוָה|.=.}} → Excessive spelling of מִצְוָה.

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