User talk:Znex

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Welcome[edit]

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Again, welcome! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 04:32, 22 January 2013 (UTC)

Formatting[edit]

Please see these changes I made to passio. Please try to keep to these formatting standards. Thank you —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 05:18, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

Ah cool, I didn't realise those templates could be combined. Thanks again. - Znex (talk) 05:19, 16 February 2013 (UTC)
Much appreciated. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. I also speak Latin, if you want to try some out with me. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 05:22, 16 February 2013 (UTC)

{{context}}[edit]

Hey there. You are using this template in some places where you should use {{gloss}} or {{sense}}, or none (assilio). I ask that you read their documentations (click the links), which explain where to use them. You might also want to read {{qualifier}}. Feel free to ask me if you have any questions. — Ungoliant (Falai) 18:57, 23 February 2013 (UTC)

Oh cool, thanks for that info. :D - Znex (talk) 21:54, 23 February 2013 (UTC)

Latin stuff[edit]

I have responded at my talkpage. But I'd also like to draw your attention to a couple other things.

Firstly, you need to give two arguments to {{etyl}} for any language other than English if you want it to categorise correctly. For example, see this change. More info can be found at {{etyl}}.

Secondly, when you create a new Latin term, if you are completely sure the inflection is correct, add it to the list at User:SemperBlottoBot/feedme. If you aren't sure, add {{rfinfl|la}} (which puts it in a category I check now and then) or even better, just ask me.

Thanks! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 17:05, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

Also, usor has a couple problems. For one thing, our criteria for inclusion have been interpreted to mean that Latin neologisms must have three citations that use the word in question (like hamaxostichus (train)). If you know where to find durably archived citations, please say so at WT:RFV#usor. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 17:13, 9 March 2013 (UTC)

Greek stuff[edit]

Sorry to keep bothering you, but the code for Ancient Greek here is {{grc}} and we format Ancient Greek translations like this. Also, don't forget to use {{context}}! (see here) Thank you! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 06:46, 13 March 2013 (UTC)

Oh, sorry about that. There must be at least one Wiki site that uses {{grk}} or {{grka}} or something similar, and at the time I was unable to check if my edit was correct or not. Thanks too for correcting my edits on the other page; I admit I was unsure how to format it in a way that didn't look confusing. - Znex (talk) 07:32, 13 March 2013 (UTC)
Please remember that you can always ask if you have a question. Gratias tibi ago! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 02:25, 14 March 2013 (UTC)

Template:grc-conj-present-blank-act[edit]

I know that your edits seemed sensible here, but they actually don't work. The grc inflection templates are a very complex and multi-layered series of things. Please take the time to understand how they work in their entirety before making future edits. I am more than happy to explain their workings if you are curious. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 01:08, 27 April 2013 (UTC)

The thing is that I was at the same time making a template for the present active using this exact template; however it would not work at all with the infinitive, participles and the title. Those changes I put in made my template work, so why are these changes wrong? - Znex (talk) 03:35, 27 April 2013 (UTC)
In order to explain why the changes were wrong, I'll have to explain a bit about how the inflection tables work. I apologize in advance if this comes off as pedantic and/or if you already know some of this. If you go to Category:Ancient Greek present conjugation-table templates you'll see four templates which have blank towards the end and are sorted under *, and eleven others which don't and are sorted under G. The four blank templates are not meant to be called directly, unless the editor wants to input all the forms by hand. Rather, the non-blank templates call the blank templates automatically, calling blank-full by default. So, the code {{grc-conj-present|form=mp|γίγν|γιγν}} translates to {{grc-conj-present-blank-mp|γίγνω|γίγνεις|γίγνει........etc.}}. All of the active forms (which don't actually exist) are passed to {{grc-conj-present-blank-mp}}, but they're dropped, because it doesn't display parameters lower than 31. The non-blank templates create all the forms, and then hand them off to the blank templates which put those forms in a nice, neat little table. Critically, all of the non-blank templates can call all of the blank templates. So.....all of the non-blank templates have the active infinite and participles as parameters 61, 63, 64, and 65; and a special version of the present active indicative first singular as parameter 69. Consequently, every entry which calls {{grc-conj-present-blank-act}} was broken by your changes. Additionally, unless I'm missing something, your template {{grc-conj-present-act}} is unnecessary. All you need to do is use {{grc-conj-present|form=act}} to get the same results. Does that all make sense? Please let me know if I missed anything, or if something needs further explanation. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 12:22, 27 April 2013 (UTC)
Oh, okay. I think I get it now. - Znex (talk) 03:18, 28 April 2013 (UTC)

τελέω[edit]

I've reverted your edit here. The pronunciation you entered belongs at τελῶ (telô). I apologize if I'm coming off as heavy-handed here. I genuinely appreciate your efforts at improving Ancient Greek, and hope you'll stick through the admittedly difficult process of learning all of our conventions and techniques. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 12:53, 27 April 2013 (UTC)