User talk:Okkerdeis

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We can always use coverage in more languages, as long as you're careful not to go beyond what you can be sure is correct. Re: Na-Dene, you might want to talk to User:Stephen G. Brown, who's been working a lot on Navajo lately (among dozens of other languages- I'm really jealous!). We had an IP contributor who did some work on the Yeniseian languages some years back, and I notice that User:Jackwolfroven has been working on Kott lately. My focus is mostly on California languages (Uto-Aztecan in particular), so I haven't really studied much in that family, User:-sche seems to work mostly on languages in the northeast, and there are several working on Central American languages such as Mayan and Nahuatl.

If you want to know what we've got for a given language, find the language in WT:LL and search for the category Category:Xyz language, where Xyz is the name from the list of languages- for example Category:Navajo language. If there isn't one, you can set one up using the template {{langcatboiler}} and the correct language code from the language list.

As it says in the welcome template above, feel free to ask any questions on my talk page. Chuck Entz (talk) 00:55, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

Formatting etymologies[edit]

Hi! Thank you so much for your additions! These are very fascinating languages that really lack adequate documentation that's freely available on the internet, so I appreciate your help. I'd just like to draw you attention to Wiktionary's somewhat idiosyncratic way of formatting etymologies. On the pages g̱úuj, héen, and dengi, you can see how we format cognates, direct etymologies, and borrowings. Language codes can be found at WT:LL and other details of etymologies can be found at WT:Etymology. Again, thanks, and if you need any help just ask! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 05:30, 25 February 2014 (UTC)

Category:Tlingit words suffixed with -aa[edit]

Could you use the {{suffix}} template, instead of adding this manually? —CodeCat 03:34, 14 March 2014 (UTC)