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Hi, in Japanese there are two ways of reading a kanji, the on'yomi and the kun'yomi, and usually when there are two or more kanji put together, the on'yomi combine. For example, 鎖 is "kusari" by itself (kun'yomi), and "sa" with other kanji (on'yomi). Therefore, words like 連鎖 have the "sa", so 連鎖 is "rensa". Thanks Haplogy 00:06, 23 September 2011 (UTC)

Do not revert fixes by other editors[edit]

I have fixed a number of your edits, only to have you revert my fixes, with no explanation. When you notice that a page you've edited has been changed, please check the history of that page before reverting. A couple specific examples of mistakes you are making:

  • Each synonym in a list gets its own bullet point. Do not list multiple synonyms on a single line.
  • If definitions, synonyms, or compounds have been removed from an entry, check the History tab to find out why. You have added numerous bogus definitions, synonyms, and compounds in the past. I and other editors remove these. Do not revert these removals unless you have a good reason why (such as finding numerous citations that meet the requirements of Wiktionary:Criteria for Inclusion).

And, as Haplogy mentions above, please get yourself a decent Japanese-English dictionary or three. A number of your entries have had incorrect readings, definitions, compounds, etc. etc. Amazon (among other options) has numerous used books on sale for relatively low prices. If you are truly interested in the Japanese language, do yourself a favor and get some good reference materials. -- Eiríkr Útlendi | Tala við mig 20:32, 3 October 2011 (UTC)



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I notice a few editors have tried to communicate with you regarding certain processes here at Wiktionary, I wanted to make sure you were aware of the relevant pages explaining how things are generally done on this project. I do want to thank you for your contributions thus far. I also want to strongly recommend that you create a (free!) account which makes communications between fellow editors easier. Thanks! - [The]DaveRoss 22:22, 3 October 2011 (UTC)

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