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- Sorry about adding Croatian translations, I didn't realise Serbo-Croatian was used... It's confusing though, somewhere there is a Serbo-Croatian translation, somewhere a Croatian and a Serbian, some words are said to be from Croatian language and some from Serbo-Croatian... I hope this gets standardised ASAP because I was just trying to contribute and ended up just causing a mess. :( Anyway, sorry about that. 184.108.40.206 05:13, 10 April 2010 (UTC)
- It's alright, I know how confusing it can be. Part of the problem is that we only have a small handful of editors for Serbo-Croatian and there's a lot of cleaning up old messes to be done. If you'd like to stick around Wiktionary for a while, you can read Wiktionary:About Serbo-Croatian which goes into more detail about how we handle it. — [ R·I·C ] opiaterein — 12:18, 10 April 2010 (UTC)
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