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Deprecate in favor of {etyl|und} ?[edit]

Consider instead using {{etyl|und}}, as per this discussion.

—Nils von Barth (nbarth) (talk) 21:52, 18 December 2009 (UTC)
Alternatively, one may distinguish by using {{etyl|und}} for when a word comes from some undetermined language, while {{unk.}} is for when the etymology is otherwise unknown.
See: WT:BP: 2009/July: template:und
—Nils von Barth (nbarth) (talk) 02:34, 19 December 2009 (UTC)


Why is this capitalized? Doesn't work in a sentence (e.g.). Michael Z. 2010-05-24 12:53 z

I agree. Even with a nocap arg it remains capitalised. Can we get this amended? Leasnam 15:20, 12 November 2010 (UTC)
Thirded. --Tropylium (talk) 01:41, 9 November 2014 (UTC)
Looks like adding a "title=unknown" parameter works. Ugly, but whatever. --Tropylium (talk) 12:04, 21 January 2015 (UTC)

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Seems to be redundant to {{und}}. Mglovesfun (talk) 23:14, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

Note: See past discussions: 2009 passim, July 2009, Sept. 2009, Dec. 2009, and Dec. 2009.​—msh210 23:46, 7 April 2010 (UTC)

Never mind. Mglovesfun (talk) 23:49, 13 April 2011 (UTC)