Template:unknown

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Unknown


This template is used in etymology sections, for terms whose origin cannot be determined.

Parameters[edit]

|1=
The language code (see Wiktionary:Languages) for the language of the current etymology.
|title=
Overrides the default text that is displayed.
|nocap=1
Shows the default text with a lowercase initial letter.
|nocat=1
Don't categorise the entry.

Example[edit]

Use the code

{{unk|en}}
or
{{unk.|en}}
or
{{unknown|en}}

to display the following text:

Unknown

and automatically categorise the page in Category:English terms with unknown etymologies.

Maintenance[edit]

To find instances of this template without a code, go to Category:Language code missing/unk.. This is fine if the language is English, but otherwise it is a mistake.