Template:mutation of

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This template generates definitions for mutated forms.

Created for mutated forms of words in Celtic and other languages.


Use this template to show the simple definition for an entry that is a mutated form of a primary entry.

For most entries, use in the definition line:

# {{mutation of| |lang=xy}}

E.g., on "Nghymru":

===Proper noun===
{{head|cy|mutated proper noun|g=f}}

# {{mutation of|Cymru|lang=cy}}


Nghymru f
  1. Mutated form of Cymru.

Entries reflecting lenited or eclipsed forms in Irish, Scottish Gaelic, and Manx can use the more specific templates {{lenition of}} and {{eclipsis of}}. Entries reflecting soft-mutation forms in Welsh and other Brythonic languages can use the more specific template {{soft mutation of}}.

For entries that should show an alternate version of the term to which they link, use the optional second parameter:

# {{mutation of| | }}

Note that users can customize how the output of this template displays by modifying their monobook.css files. See “Form of” templates for details.



By default, this template's output looks like a complete sentence, in that the word "mutated" is capitalized at the beginning and a period (full stop) appears at the end. To suppress these behaviors, the boolean options nocap and nodot exist:

code result
{{mutation of|Cymru|lang=cy}} Mutated form of Cymru.
{{mutation of|Cymru|lang=cy|nocap=1}} mutated form of Cymru.
{{mutation of|Cymru|lang=cy|nodot=1}} Mutated form of Cymru
{{mutation of|Cymru|lang=cy|nocap=1|nodot=1}} mutated form of Cymru

These parameters are useful for prefacing or following the template with more explanation.

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