Template talk:dialect

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I think they both denote the exact same thing, in which case they should probably be merged into one. -- Prince Kassad 19:08, 1 November 2010 (UTC)

They categorize identically, and seem to denote the same thing, but display differently (as dialect and dialectal, respectively), which may be useful in such constructions as {{rare|or|dialectal}} and {{jargon|or|dialect}}.​—msh210 (talk) 19:18, 1 November 2010 (UTC)
Note also the existence of {{dialects}} and {{regional}}.​—msh210 (talk) 19:18, 1 November 2010 (UTC)
Though {{regional}} categorizes in Regional English, not just Regional. Mglovesfun (talk) 18:23, 2 November 2010 (UTC)
Redirect {{dialect}} and {{dialects}} to {{dialectal}}. When nouns are used attributively, it's very rarely in the plural, and there's no need to use the noun attributively when there's a perfectly good adjective dialectal. Mglovesfun (talk) 10:23, 6 November 2010 (UTC)
Anyone redirecting must first check all uses of the template being modified to make sure they won't be ruined by said redirection.​—msh210 (talk) 18:37, 22 November 2010 (UTC)
Correct. Mglovesfun (talk) 16:19, 25 November 2010 (UTC)