Template:phono-semantic matching

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Phono-semantic matching of undetermined [Term?]


This template adds entries to categories such as Category:Chinese phono-semantic matchings. It should generally go in the Etymology section of a term.

Examples[edit]

Parameters[edit]

|1=
The language code (see Wiktionary:Languages) of the language which borrowed the sense, which should be the language of the section that the template is placed in.
|2=
The language code of the source language from which loaned the sense.
|3=
The term in the source language that influenced this term. If empty, generates a term request ([Term?]) and places the entry in a term request category, except in some cases like derivations from families or substrates. To override this and disable the term request, use "-".
|4= or |alt=
(optional) An alternative display form to show for the term, see {{l}} and {{m}}.
|5= or |t=
(optional) A gloss/translation for the term, see {{l}} and {{m}}.
|tr=
(optional) A transliteration for the term, see {{l}} and {{m}}.
|pos=
(optional) A part of speech indication for the term, see {{l}} and {{m}}.
|g=, |g2=, |g3= and so on
(optional) Gender and number, as in {{l}} and {{m}}; see Module:gender and number for details.
|id=
(optional) A sense id for the term, see {{l}} and {{m}}.
|nocap=
Show the initial text with a lowercase initial letter.
|notext=
Omit the initial text altogether. The first thing displayed will be the source language name.

TemplateData[edit]

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

TemplateData for phono-semantic matching

This template adds entries to categories such as Category:Chinese phono-semantic matchings. It should generally go in the Etymology section of a term.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
destination language1

2-letter code of the destination language

Example
zh
Linerequired
source language2

2-letter code of the source language

Example
en
Linerequired
source term3

Etymological term matched to via phono-semantic matching

Example
carnation
Pagerequired
alternate displayed term4 alt

an alternate term to display for the source term

Example
carnations
Stringoptional
gloss5 t

a gloss of the term

Stringoptional
transliterationtr

a transliteration of the term

Stringoptional