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This template is used in etymology sections, for terms whose origin cannot be determined.

Parameters

|1= – required
The language code (see Wiktionary:Languages) for the language of the current etymology.
|title=
(optional) Overrides the default text that is displayed.
|nocap=1
Shows the default text with a lowercase initial letter.
|notext=1
Don't display any text.
|nocat=1
Don't categorise the entry.
|sort=
(optional) The sort key to use for categories.

Example

Use the code

{{unk|en}}

or

{{unknown|en}}

to display the following text:

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and automatically categorise the page in Category:English terms with unknown etymologies.