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That definition's looking pretty encyclopedic... ---> Tooironic 06:25, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

I've shortened that significantly. Should be better now. -- Prince Kassad 06:41, 4 May 2010 (UTC)
Ta! ---> Tooironic 03:41, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

Related termsEdit

Why are Hanja (Korean) and HanZi (Cantonese) considered related, and Hantu (Vietnamese) not? -- 15:11, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

Your question is unclear. That Hanja and Hanzi are related to what? Than Hán tự is not related to what? Who said that Hanja and Hanzi are related to something? Who said that Hán tự is not related to something? We need more information and more specificity before I can understand your question. —Stephen (Talk) 15:18, 12 September 2011 (UTC)
I think they're just asking, "why does kanji#Related terms list the Chinese and Korean readings for 漢字 but not the Vietnamese reading", and I think the answer is simply "because no one has added it yet" -- which I've just fixed.  :) -- Cheers, Eiríkr Útlendi | Tala við mig 15:34, 12 September 2011 (UTC)

RFC discussion: April–June 2013Edit

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I'm not quite sure what the definition is trying to get across. Is it any more than calculate?--Hyarmendacil (talk) 04:11, 12 April 2013 (UTC)

Dunno, but this is what our Lojban entries look like. Mglovesfun (talk) 09:35, 12 April 2013 (UTC)
Ah yes. I see. Forget that then. Hyarmendacil (talk) 09:58, 12 April 2013 (UTC)
Lojban has very different rules when it comes to transitivity. Each "argument" is given a number and each number is given a specific meaning. So it's a bit like meaning that depends on word order, but the meaning of each "position" is different for every word, rather than, say, always the direct object after the indirect object (Lojban has no direct/indirect objects). —CodeCat 19:43, 15 April 2013 (UTC)
This thread makes my point again -- our Lojban entries are not useful for anyone not already familiar with Lojban. This effectively makes our Lojban entries the province of Lojban specialists, and excludes the casual learner. This might be "what our Lojban entries look like", but frankly, I don't think this is acceptable. (More at Wiktionary:Beer_parlour/2013/March#POS_labels_and_different_languages.) -- Eiríkr Útlendi │ Tala við mig 01:22, 2 June 2013 (UTC)

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