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The image file is on Wikipedia, not on Wiktionary. You would need to copy it. SemperBlotto 07:50, 19 Mar 2005 (UTC)

  • Oh, I had never investigated Commons. Now I know what it is all about - thanks. The size of the claw hammer image thumbnail is OK, and if people want to wait a few more seconds to see the full size image, that's up to them. It is well within acceptable bounds. Cheers. SemperBlotto 17:15, 20 Mar 2005 (UTC)

reproductive healthEdit

Hi there. Article names should start with a lowercase letter, unless they are proper nouns or proper adjectives. Cheers. SemperBlotto 3 July 2005 06:56 (UTC)

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Unlike Wikipedia, we prefer not use redirects on Wiktionary. An entry could be a word in another language. --EncycloPetey 01:43, 9 December 2006 (UTC)

Yes, the redirect policy also holds for suffixes, since there are affixes shared between langugaes as well. However, if there is appropriate material to create an entry for -busch, then by all means do so. --EncycloPetey 04:08, 9 December 2006 (UTC)


Shouldn't that be smiðr? --EncycloPetey 04:21, 4 March 2008 (UTC)


We have your definition at DINK SemperBlotto 16:51, 14 June 2008 (UTC)


When making a romaji entry for a word written in katakana, be sure to add a hidx parameter. Otherwise when you look at the category for the appropriate part of speech the entry will be sorted under a character of the Latin alphabet ("a" in the case of airon). Check this link [1] to see what I changed--50 Xylophone Players talk 18:01, 30 August 2008 (UTC)

Hallelujah! ;)Edit

That's what I said not long after I saw this template. I think perhaps with this you may not need to make separate entries for say, kagi and kagí. Have a look and see what you think--50 Xylophone Players talk 21:30, 29 October 2008 (UTC)


Please do not add contextual templates to words that are used outside of that restricted context. A (zoology) context, means that mostly specialists in zoology use the term, and that most people outside of that specialist field do not use the term. This is harly true of the word snail. --EncycloPetey 05:00, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

I have removed that template from the entry, yes. --EncycloPetey 05:05, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

RE: express. I would not object to those context tags. Those are ideas restircted in use to the field of biochemistry (and possibly genetics). However, the definitions could be elaborated and clarified a bit, since "translate" and "transcribe" both have multiple definitions. --EncycloPetey 05:19, 5 December 2009 (UTC)


Dunno why you make your own articles as unsourced, they look very good to me! If you cite a book, that's a source. You don't really need an "Oxford" or "Websters" tag on every entry. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:54, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

Hi for future reference, it's better to use Wiktionary:Quotations for definitions (rather than References, {{quote-book}}, not {{cite book}}), we are a descriptive dictionary and so we describe what we find in the wild rather than what is prescribed. See also Help:Citations, Quotations, References. Conrad.Irwin 22:55, 9 December 2009 (UTC)
I came across protein kinase while looking for # lists that were not correctly in PoS headers (a lot of the consumers of Wiktionary use the assumption that any line starting with # is a definition). As Mglovesfun's comment seemed to imply you had been doing this more often, I thought I'd try and point you in the right direction - sorry for the fuss, I should have checked. Conrad.Irwin 01:34, 10 December 2009 (UTC)
The quotations header should probably be deprecated, (though I know it's still around in documentation and preload templates), so quotations should come under the definition with no heading. I think you can pass indent1= and/or indent2= to the template to stop this. Conrad.Irwin 01:42, 10 December 2009 (UTC)
[2] is better still, but it's not an urgent problem. Conrad.Irwin 01:44, 10 December 2009 (UTC) ? Was Grey's anatomy used to formulate that definition, it would appear to me to be misleading to claim it as a reference otherwise? Conrad.Irwin 02:19, 13 December 2009 (UTC)


Please note that web pages are not suitable for use in providing supporting citations. Citations must come from durably archived media. Also, we try to avoid HTML tags such as line break tags, and prefer wiki-markup. --EncycloPetey 21:33, 11 July 2010 (UTC)


Could you review the entry smidr, like EncycloPetey points out it should probably be smiðr. —BiT 01:29, 2 November 2011 (UTC)

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