A user has added this {{pagetype}} to requests for verification(+)
If it cannot be verified that this term meets our attestation criteria, it will be deleted. Feel free to edit this {{pagetype}} as normal, but do not remove {{rfv}} until the request has been resolved.


This template is used to submit an entry to the verification process, when there is doubt whether it qualifies according to the criteria for inclusion.

To use this template:

  1. Add {{rfv|xx|optional reason here}} to an entry. The language code is required to ensure that it goes to the correct subpage of RFV.
  2. Start a new discussion on Wiktionary:Requests for verification, using the (+).

Please see the opening section of Wiktionary:Requests for verification before using this template in an entry and listing the entry there.


|1= (required)
The language code of the term nominated for verification. See Wiktionary:List of languages.
An optional comment to be displayed in the request message.
To be used if the RFV discussion is closed and the term has remained uncited. Adds the page to Category:Candidates for speedy deletion.
|fragment=, |section=
The section of Wiktionary:Requests for verification/English (for English terms), Wiktionary:Requests for verification/CJK (for Chinese/Japanese/Korean terms) or Wiktionary:Requests for verification/Non-English (for terms in other languages) to link to; this goes into the URL, after the pound sign. Defaults to the page name.
The sort key for the page; rarely needs to be specified.
Disable categorization of this page.
If given, add the specified param value to a CSS span id contained in the request message. This can be used to distinguish multiple RFVs for the same language entry.

This template adds the page to the subcategory of Category:Requests for verification by language designated by the language code specified using |1=.

See also

More specific templates exist:

For reference (not verification) requests, please use this instead: