User talk:Edelstam

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Thanks for all this. We're always happy to see some of the lesser known languages on Wiktionary. However, nouns should be categorized under "Language nouns", not "code:Noun". The easiest way to do this is to use {{infl|arn|noun}}. Take a look at fitrun for an example. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 11:20, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

thanks for the comment, i'll change to the right template on the mapudungun words that i've added, im bit of a beginner on wiktionary Edelstam 18:14, 13 January 2009 (UTC)
Excellent. Thanks. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 19:21, 13 January 2009 (UTC)

making a index[edit]

hey you helped me out before so I thought i'd ask you: How do I make a Index page for a language, do I put every word there manually so to speak? It is this index id like to make. Thanks in advance Edelstam 00:25, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

There are a couple routes you can take. The first, and traditional route is to simply write down all the words by hand. The second, and in my opinion better, route is to have it done by magic. User:Conrad.Irwin currently has a program which is taking care of the Ancient Greek and Hungarian indices, and perhaps others which I am unaware of. I suggest you leave a note on his talk page and ask him if he'd be willing to do Mapudungun as well. I don't know how full his plate is at the moment, so he may not have time, but it really wouldn't hurt to ask. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 00:41, 28 January 2009 (UTC)

Etymology template[edit]

When you used {{etyl|es}}, you put the page in Category:Spanish derivations. This category is only for English words that are derived from Spanish. Adding |arn like I did in this edit will put it in the correct category. Thanks! Nadando 02:42, 28 January 2009 (UTC)


Chickens and hens are not mammals. Nadando 21:35, 10 February 2009 (UTC)

My mistake, thanks for helping -Edelstam 21:37, 10 February 2009 (UTC)


Hey, how do you want words sorted? (We have 489 of them, by my count) Conrad.Irwin 17:36, 25 March 2009 (UTC)