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Again, welcome! Mglovesfun (talk) 11:10, 13 October 2012 (UTC)


When you put a pronunciation section inside an etymology section, the header-levels have to be right:

===Etymology 1===

====Pronunciation====          <-- level-four, so it's inside Etymology


Do you see what I mean?

RuakhTALK 13:58, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

Bergamo etc.[edit]

If there are two separate senses, then they should have separate sense-lines, even if the English translation is the same. For example, you might write:

# [[#English|Bergamo]]: a province of Lombardy, Italy.
# Bergamo: a town in Italy, the capital of this province.

or, using the {{gloss}} template:

# [[#English|Bergamo]] {{gloss|Italian province}}
# Bergamo {{gloss|capital of this province}}

Even in borderline cases, where the senses could be combined, it's better to give a meaningful gloss:

# [[#English|Bergamo]] {{gloss|an Italian town, or the province of which it's the capital}}

because, this being a wiki, we can never write confidently of "both meanings" of a term: today we might have two sense-lines, but tomorrow we might have three, or we might have merged them into one.

RuakhTALK 22:22, 13 October 2012 (UTC)