Template talk:defective

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Moved this to the non-PoS label because even taking the "different frame" comment made in March, it's still weird, and no other template in Category:Grammatical context labels use it. Circeus 15:38, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

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Defectiveness is a property of an inflection paradigm, not of a specific sense and therefore not a context. —CodeCat 19:43, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

Even if there are verbs where some senses are defective and some aren't, {{context|defective}} should be good enough, right? After all the other senses will be using {{context|not defective}} and not {{not defective}}. Mglovesfun (talk) 19:55, 2 February 2013 (UTC)
But a verb might in one sense be conjugated defectively and in another not.​—msh210 (talk) 18:36, 3 February 2013 (UTC)
Yes it's possible, not sure if such a verb exists and with the same etymology. {{context|defective}} should be good enough if we're talking about very few verbs (so far, we have zero). Mglovesfun (talk) 15:06, 8 February 2013 (UTC)