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The {{etystub}} template is used to mark an etymology which is a stub: information in an Etymology section that is overly short and/or lacking detail. {{etystub}} should normally be used directly after the end of an etymology, on the same line, not on a new line.


|1= (required)
The language code of the term needing its etymology expanded. See Wiktionary:List of languages.
The sort key for the page; rarely needs to be specified.
Disable categorization of this page.
Display the initial letter of the message lowercase instead of capitalized.
Omit the period at the end of the messsage.

This template adds the page to the following category (where LANG is the language whose code is specified using |1=):

See alsoEdit

  • {{rfe}}, to request an etymology when there is no etymology. In the form of a box, not a line of text.
  • {{rfv-etym}}, to dispute or question an etymology