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Again, welcome! --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 13:10, 28 January 2016 (UTC)


Hi, I changed the labels here a bit. Context labels should only indicate the context in which something is used, not the meaning of the word. The definition should still be understandable if the labels are left out, which was not the case before. —Rua (mew) 11:47, 30 January 2018 (UTC)

@Rua All right. So I suppose {{q}} shouldn't be used for that purpose either? ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 11:52, 30 January 2018 (UTC)
Probably not. I just use plain brackets. —Rua (mew) 12:06, 30 January 2018 (UTC)


Hi! You added some details to the quattrocchi lemma: That ragazzon -- is this short for ragazzone or is it just a typo? -- 20:53, 20 February 2018 (UTC)

Good spotting. It's a typo that I have now fixed. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 20:58, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
Thanks, it was indeed a typo. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 11:06, 21 February 2018 (UTC)
The original reading is "ragazzo" by the way. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 12:31, 22 February 2018 (UTC)

Headword exceptions[edit]

Hey. So, both headword templates obviously recognise sindikato and similar words as a participles. To fix that, there's an exceptions chart that you can add the words to to fix the problem. Just copy what I did and don't forget the plural form. Here's the Esperanto one too: Module:eo-headword/exceptions. — Algentem (talk) 12:03, 21 February 2018 (UTC)

Oh, thanks. Is that the usual solution? (I've created a section about this on WT:GP.) ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 12:05, 21 February 2018 (UTC)
Rolled the topic in the Grease Pit back, as it's clearly the regular solution. Thanks again. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 12:08, 21 February 2018 (UTC)
No problem. Yeah, it's the general solution. I'm not sure if we can make the module detect these in anyway. — Algentem (talk) 13:48, 22 February 2018 (UTC)
Probably not, it is impossible to tell the POS based on the form alone. Maybe an optional POS parameter could force exceptions to the exceptions, but I'm not convinced they are needed. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 13:55, 22 February 2018 (UTC)

Suffix entries for Ido[edit]

Hi. I was thinking about the entries for the Ido suffixes, and I dislike having the desinence in the entry. Since every single suffix can derive a multitude of words (adjectives, nouns, etc.) I propose we move all the Ido suffixes to neutral pages without any desinence like -al, -es, -esm, etc. (that's actually how they are written in Ido books like Talmay). I also dislike writing it as -et-, because then it looks like an interfix, which it is not. I propose we start to write etymologies like this instead: {{suffix|io|sana|es|alt2=esar}}. I want your input on this, what do you think? — Algentem (talk) 17:44, 28 February 2018 (UTC)

I'm fine with basing the suffixes on smaller elements, though I think endings could also be included separately, like {{af|io|reda|-es|-ar}}. Changing the way suffixes are dealt with probably calls for a BP discussion though. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 10:33, 1 March 2018 (UTC)
@Algentem ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 10:34, 1 March 2018 (UTC)
@Lingo Bingo Dingo Cool, I can live with separating them. I can start a discussion over at the parlour, if you think it's needed. — Algentem (talk) 15:27, 1 March 2018 (UTC)
@Algentem Yes, it is probably required to have a BP discussion for this. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 11:55, 3 March 2018 (UTC)

-ij and -esk[edit]

Hey. I remember our talk about these two suffixes, and I stumbled upon this interesting article in the first year Progreso, page 573 (page 587 of the PDF). You can find it here.Algentem (talk) 17:47, 28 February 2018 (UTC)

Thanks, though I guess they simplified the system in the first decade of Ido? ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 10:37, 1 March 2018 (UTC)
@Lingo Bingo Dingo Yeah. They merged the two shortly there after. I was thinking, maybe we could incorporate the information from that page on -ijar and sikijar. — Algentem (talk) 15:30, 1 March 2018 (UTC)
I saw you already expanded -ijar and -eskar, I have now also added a usage note. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 11:56, 3 March 2018 (UTC)


LBD, I would like to thank you for editing my entry 'Grundsow'. I've been writing in Wikipedia for about a year now, but this was my first Wiktionary entry. Hopefully, I will learn more as I go along. Just one question, why the new category 'Requests for attention concerning Pennsylvania German'? Thanks, again. 03:27, 3 March 2018 (UTC) Oops! Forgot to log in.Are1718 (talk) 03:28, 3 March 2018 (UTC)

@Are1718 Welcome. I added a question with the template {{attention}}, that's what made the new category appear. I wasn't entirely sure if grundsow was attestable in the language in question, but apparently it is. I will remove the template.
You may find this a useful page by the way. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 11:07, 3 March 2018 (UTC)

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sound post[edit]

Hello, sorry to disturb you but a Dutch translation has been added at sound post. Assuming that is correct, could you add the sense to stapel, please? Thanks. Kaixinguo~enwiktionary (talk) 12:54, 6 April 2018 (UTC)

Thanks, it is correct (though I didn't know that sense) and Yes check.svg done. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 13:02, 6 April 2018 (UTC)
Thank you :D Kaixinguo~enwiktionary (talk) 13:09, 6 April 2018 (UTC)