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Again, welcome! Ultimateria (talk) 17:32, 14 September 2018 (UTC)[]


Hi Ain92, and welcome to Wiktionary. If you're going to work on reconstructed proto entries, I need to ask that you source your edits. Simply putting "per Beekes" or "per de Vaan" in the Edit summary will not suffice. We have a lot of pre-made Proto-Slavic and Proto-Indo-European reference templates which makes it really easy. Let me know if you need any help. --Victar (talk) 14:26, 26 October 2018 (UTC)[]

Deriving From the Same LanguageEdit

{{der}}, {{inh}}, {{bor}}, etc. should only be used when the language in question is treated by Wiktionary as a different language. That's because their main purpose is to add the entry to a derivation category, which makes no sense if a language is basically deriving from itself.

For instance, molybdaenum is itself New Latin, so Category:Latin terms derived from New Latin, which was added by {{der|la|NL.}}, would be deceptive. Any such categories would have to be deleted, anyway, because the category templates are programmed to display a module error in those cases.

If you want to show the language name, just use {{cog}} or its synonym {{noncog}}, which don't categorize.

Thanks! Chuck Entz (talk) 18:31, 23 November 2018 (UTC)[]

Actual cornEdit

What does "actual corn" mean here? Maize? AFAIK buckwheat is an actual corn in the (older) sense of the word, so clarification would be helpful. Thanks! - -sche (discuss) 20:37, 21 May 2020 (UTC)[]

  • I thought that it was unambiguous in context, but it seems actually it wasn't) Fixed in both Latin and Cyrillic spellings. BTW, if you are interested in the etymology of this word, check a good review on pp. 23–25 here. Ain92 (talk) 21:31, 21 May 2020 (UTC)[]