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Firstly, what's DPD? Secondly, isn't hyphenation supposed to break up a word into its syllables? —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 17:28, 23 December 2015 (UTC)

@Metaknowledge DPD is Diccionario panhispánico de dudas, a normative dictionary created by the Royal Spanish Academy which prescribes things such as hyphenation and accentuation rules, among many other aspects of typographical syntax (ortotipografía).
In the Spanish Wiktionary we’ve been specifying the correct hyphenation (not always the same as syllable separation) of Spanish words according to the rules set forth in the Diccionario panhispánico de dudas (see, for example, es:engarmaría, for the hyphenation rule that applies to papirología). Now, I’m not sure if the English Wiktionary aims to indicate what are the hyphenation rules for other languages; and in papirología the syllables are already indicated by the dots in the IPA transcription. —Born2bgratis (talk) 18:13, 26 December 2015 (UTC)
Hmmm, that's interesting. I really had no idea that the RAE had promulgated a hyphenation standard, or that any such standards existed besides those that break it up by syllable. I guess we should leave it the way you did it, then. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 18:57, 26 December 2015 (UTC)


Hi. Are you Wonderfool? --Celui qui crée ébauches de football anglais (talk) 21:14, 5 May 2017 (UTC)

No, I don’t think so 😂 —Born2bgratis (talk) 02:07, 6 May 2017 (UTC)


Hi. Even if Cherokee is beginning to use a lowercase alphabet, that does not change the order of the syllabary. The statement "It is preceded by and followed by " remains true and should be kept. —Stephen (Talk) 00:41, 27 May 2017 (UTC)

@Stephen G. Brown I concur; I only removed it because none of the rest of the entries had it, so in this way this outlier was more consistent with the other pages. Besides, the statement seemed redundant to me given that it can be inferred already by the template {{character info/new}}, which has previous/next links. ―Born2bgratis (talk) 06:01, 27 May 2017 (UTC)
Okay. I didn't look at other entries, but in other alphabets, such as Cyrillic, we do indicate the previous and following letters. It's not that important anymore because of the Unicode box. —Stephen (Talk) 11:15, 27 May 2017 (UTC)

it's all Greek to me[edit]

The Esperanto "ĝi estas por mi volapukaĵo" is SOP, i.e. its meaning is immediately deduced from its constituents. The Danish "det er græsk for mig" is just plain wrong.__Gamren (talk) 07:53, 23 September 2017 (UTC)

It’s a set phrase, so no SOP there. No opinion on the Danish. Born2bgratis (talk) 21:18, 23 September 2017 (UTC)
In addition to being SOP, it is unattested. Being invented in a compilation of proverbs and then never being used afterwards does not merit inclusion. However, it seems like a valid translation, so I suppose the way it is now is okay.__Gamren (talk) 07:17, 24 September 2017 (UTC)