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here - they're meant for ==English== entries only. It's pointless to duplicate translations of every meaning of every language to every language on every entry. -Ivan Štambuk 23:24, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

Declension should stay, of course, it's just the ====Translation section====. You might notice in future edits the next time you do something conflictive with WT:ELE, AutoFormat bot will tag your entries with appropriate message and schedule it for cleanup.. Gotta follow the rules around here ^_^ --Ivan Štambuk 23:52, 27 May 2008 (UTC)


Declension tables should be under a declension/conjugation/inflection header, which comes after the POS. Please do not keep putting them at the front of the entry or you will be blocked. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 18:59, 2 June 2008 (UTC)

I'm confused. The 'normal' noun declensions seem to be at the side e.g. nefnifall, and in my opinion it looks neater than putting them underneath. This doesn't mean I won't put them underneath if that's the rules. Is it something you do with pronouns? And the proper name for these particular Icelandic pronouns is Honourific pronouns. Gherkinmad 20:01, 2 June 2008 (UTC)
Your confusion is quite understandable, as our formatting for declension tables is not nearly as uniform as it ought to be. In any case, the two current practices are under an L4 header such as inflection/declension/conjugation, or on the right side. There are a number of us who prefer the former and would like to see it become the official standard, but have not made the effort to solidify the policy. However, putting it at the very top is not acceptable. As for the official title "honorific pronouns", that is beyond my level of proficiency. I suggest getting in touch with Krun, an admin here and native Icelandic speaker, I believe. He should be able to work with you on the proper method for meeting the specific needs of Icelandic as well as our need for conformity on Wiktionary. -Atelaes λάλει ἐμοί 05:25, 3 June 2008 (UTC)
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