User talk:Unknown Dost

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Please do read WT:ELE before you do any more edits. Your contributions are valuable, but the format needs a lot of work to be usable. H. (talk) 10:12, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Read the formatting guidelines and use proper English[edit]

I am sorry, but you will have to enhance your English if you want to be able to contribute useful content. We have a style guide which is rather strictly followed. I do not want to mark all of you entries for cleanup needed. Read WT:ELE! H. (talk) 10:36, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

What exactly are you trying to do? Either make it into a proper entry (See puri as an example) or we will just delete it. SemperBlotto 10:04, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Hello thanks for your suggestion and inputs. Well i am just reading and trying to properly format the things. Since i am good in hindi not in english yet it will be good contribution if you will keep it and give me some time to format. Thanks and Regards.Unknown Dost 10:15, 14 November 2008 (UTC)

Seems like you’re learning fast, keep on. Maybe in the beginning it would be a good idea if you would provide Hindi translations of English words, or enter Hindi words (that is, written in Devanagari) into the dictionary, instead of adding rare English words… H. (talk) 10:39, 14 November 2008 (UTC)
Don’t try to tell stories. Don’t go ‘Raajmahal means palace’ We already know you’re talking about raajmahal, since that’s the page you are on. Instead, below the Noun header, repeat the word in bold (that is, either surround it with three straigt apostrophes at each side, or use {{en-noun}}), then, in the line below, starting with a # (such that it gets a number), give the definition. In this case simply ‘palace’ would suffice. Since it is peculiar to India, you might want to add {{India}} before it. I am going to fix up that page now, have a look at it. H. (talk) 10:44, 14 November 2008 (UTC)
Ok thats really good thanks again and i will try to improve in editing and formatting.Unknown Dost 11:19, 14 November 2008 (UTC)
Also, note that Wiktionary is not an encyclopedia, so you don’t tell stuff like that kings no more exist in India. H. (talk) 11:19, 14 November 2008 (UTC)


It can't be Hindi - it's the wrong script. Hindi words have to be added in Devanagari. SemperBlotto 10:56, 17 November 2008 (UTC)


I have added a reference source. Feel free to add one that contradicts it. However, a quick Google finds very many people named Gandhi who have Singh as a middle name - they must be Sikh. I'm sure similar searches would find instances of the surname being used by people of other religions. SemperBlotto 08:50, 18 November 2008 (UTC)


Please post your comments,issues or any controvercy here on Geetanjali.Unknown Dost 08:20, 25 November 2008 (UTC)