User talk:Singularity

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Large text blocks from Wikipedia (a tertiary source) can't be used here - as a secondary source, we can't just glom content like you did on booger (transwiki gone awry?) --Connel MacKenzie 04:25, 28 January 2008 (UTC)



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your user page[edit]

Generally we would only want to include actual pages into noun categories- not user pages. If you want to link to a category without including it, you can put : in front of the template like Category:Hawaiian nouns Nadando 02:37, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Well, it seems that the template automatically categorizes the page. Iʻll need to nowiki it to remove the cat. Sr13 03:22, 7 April 2008 (UTC)

Hawaiian entries[edit]

I've noticed that your Hawaiian entries all refer to "Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert". If you are simply copying information from that dictionary, then that is a copyright violation and cannot continue. Please refer to Wiktionary:Copyrights. --EncycloPetey 04:10, 18 May 2008 (UTC)

No, it seems you are doing some editing, so continue to be careful. Two notes though: (1) In the entry for hana, you say that it is from Fijian sanga, but that is not what your source says. It says that the word comes from PNP, which stands for Proto-Nuclear Polynesian, the old source language for many modern languages of the Polynesians. When it uses cf, it means to compare with the similar word in Fijian, not that Fijian is the original language. (2) If you are going to use that reference a lot, we could make a reference template for it at Template:R:Pukui&Elbert. Then, you could just link to the template each time. --EncycloPetey 07:25, 18 May 2008 (UTC)