User talk:Habemus

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Hey; impressive list of languages! If you're looking for stuff to do, I'd advise looking in Category:Requests by language. Feel free to ask for help if you get stuck; but most common answers are hidden somewhere in the pages below. Conrad.Irwin 20:44, 20 February 2009 (UTC)


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Again, welcome! Conrad.Irwin 20:44, 20 February 2009 (UTC)


Hi. Can you explain why you are creating these redirects? I'm not sure it's the best way to handle this; Wiktionary usually avoids redirects. Equinox 00:00, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

It's an alternate spelling. I was unaware of that policy. I won't create anymore unnecessary redirects. Sorry and thank you. Habemus
You could have a look at Wiktionary:Redirections. We do include alternate spellings (if they're sufficiently common, and not just typographical errors), but they should be complete entries with the "alternative spelling" template, and not just redirects. Thanks. Equinox 00:05, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
We already have some entries for Sicilian that implement the solution Equinox is talking about (see jornu, ghiornu, and giornu). However, for some other words it's hard to define which words are the "standard" and which are "alternative," so those entries use the L2 heading "Alternative forms" to link to each other (see cibu and civu). --Afc0703 01:07, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

scn-noun usage[edit]

Ciau Habemus, I'm glad to see someone else is interested in Sicilian entries! I just added a usage example to the Sicilian noun template in case you need one. Hope it helps and happy editing! --Afc0703 00:34, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

Ciau! Thanks for the heads up. Habemus 02:35, 25 July 2009 (UTC)


Ciau again Habemus, I have a question about a pronunciation transcription you added to pulizzia. Is /kulitssia/ an actual pronunciation for pulizzia or is it just a typo? If not, is it pronounced with a /k/ in a particular region? I've never heard it pronounced with a /k/, which is why I'm asking. Also, I added the stress mark to the other transcription and changed how the double <zz> is represented (it's usually transcribed with a double /t/ followed by a single /s/). --Afc0703 03:43, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

Ciau. Sorry. It is a mistake. Habemus 12:55, 25 July 2009 (UTC)


Hi! Translations sections such as the ones you've put on アベバシュイ are intended only for English-language sections (i.e. those with ==English== header). This is English wiktionary, and we are not suppose to make FL-FL (FL=foreign language) translations, otherwise there would be incredible mess to maintain. So add the Ainu, Japanese etc. translations for "fire tongs" on [[fire tongs]], and nowhere else please. Cheers --Ivan Štambuk 19:32, 25 July 2009 (UTC)

Sorry. Thank you. I will change them. Habemus 19:35, 25 July 2009 (UTC)


It looks like you put in the entry for "sig" as victory from OE "sige". Actually it made it into early ME as sige but I see no use of it as "sig" (without the 'e'). Do you have any support for this spelling of it? Any quotes? Thanks --AnWulf ... Ferþu Hal! 18:20, 1 December 2011 (UTC)

Sorry. I don't remember changing that and I don't mean to have. Habemus (talk) 04:45, 13 March 2012 (UTC)