This templates indicates that a word is derived through metathesis and links to the glossary section explaining the term. It is used in etymology sections. It places the entry in a language-specific subcategory of Category:Words derived through metathesis by language.


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The language code (see Wiktionary:Languages) for the language of the current etymology.
(optional) Overrides the default text that is displayed.
Shows the default text with an uppercase initial letter.
Don't display any text.
Don't categorise the entry.
(optional) The sort key to use for categories.