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Again, welcome! (Pls don't forget that Chinese translation need traditional, simplified (with pinyin), in this order). --Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 02:35, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

To Anatoli T.: Sorry but I am not familiar with that and have to leave the task to others who are willing to complete it.Huhu9001 (talk) 02:44, 31 March 2015 (UTC)
OK. You may start by adding a Babel table to your user page, so people know what languages you're familiar with.
What I was referring to is, instead of @silo e.g.:
It should look like this (if you know the info):

--Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 02:50, 31 March 2015 (UTC)

To Anatoli T.:Thank you for your advice.Huhu9001 (talk) 02:56, 31 March 2015 (UTC)
Hi. You're still adding just the simplified form. You need to add both. It's a standard requirement.--Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 23:36, 20 August 2016 (UTC)
To Anatoli T.: Sorry but I have already given my explanation. I am not familiar with Traditional Chinese Characters and have to leave the task to others who are willing to complete it.Huhu9001 (talk) 18:25, 21 August 2016 (UTC)
Hi. There are many online dictionaries with both sets of scripts, converters, Pleco dictionary for mobile devices. You're just making someone else fix your edits, which is time-consuming. This is the policy page: Wiktionary:About_Chinese#Translations_into_Chinese_languages.2Fdialects.2Ftopolects. Quote: "The traditional precedes the simplified version if they are different and the transliteration is provided with the simplified version." --Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 13:44, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

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Please see User talk:Kc_kennylau. The different modern-day pronunciations of 茶 and were from different, but related Old Chinese pronunciations. does not derive from . Cantonese is not derived from either; it is from . Wyang (talk) 04:56, 18 November 2016 (UTC)

to Wyang: Why, with both being /*rlaː/? is thought to be from because 來 is still used in some dialects where occupied in MSM. This conclusion was drawn from The Sino-Tibetan Languages by G. Thurgood and R. LaPolla, page 92.Huhu9001 (talk) 05:19, 18 November 2016 (UTC)
to Wyang: Not mentioning the reconstructions of OCH itself is far from being accurate, only several possible pronunciations are given rather than a single "correct" one. Instead a more reliable clue comes from the rule of vowel shifts /a/ to /u/ in OCH.Huhu9001 (talk) 05:25, 18 November 2016 (UTC)
Reconstructions are reconstructions. I don't think there can be a single "correct" one unless we have a time machine. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 05:48, 18 November 2016 (UTC)
/*rlaː/ generates Middle Chinese /ɖˠa/, which gives cha2. All the developments were regular. However, the tu2 pronunciation of 荼 is from Old Chinese /*l'aː/, and is hence not valid as a word comparandum obeying regular sound changes. The reference in Thurgood is not convincing; compare the passages on 了 and 來 in Schuessler (2007) "ABC Etymological Dictionary of Old Chinese" - 來 is evidently not a contraction of 了 + 也, which is what is claimed in Thurgood. The etymologies need to be backed up with references, and when multiple references exist, by consensus amongst them. Wyang (talk) 05:55, 18 November 2016 (UTC)
to Wyang: ABC did not deny that 了 is from 來, but only 來 is from 了 + 也, which is not a conclusion but a suggestion in Thurgood's book.Huhu9001 (talk) 06:10, 18 November 2016 (UTC)

Let's look at this in more detail. I was able to find the following references which had analysed the use of 了 in medieval literature and commented on the origin or development of this particle.





沈陽,玄玥(2013).“完結短語”及漢語結果補語的語法化和完成體標記的演變過程.Breaking Down the Barriers, 553–576页.










上述公式说明“V+O+了”中的“了”是事态助词“了”的直接来源。我们认为“V+O+了”中的“了”并非事态助词的唯一来源 。在$2.2.2中我们已经指出,某些“V+了”中的“了”除了看作动相补语以外,其中有些也可看作事态助词。










The consensus in the literature is that the sentence-final 了 had developed from the perfective marker 了 via either one of the following sequences:

V + O + 了 > V + 了 + O (aspect particle) > V + 了 > sentence-final modal particle
V + O + 了 > V + 了 (aspect particle) > V + 了 + O > sentence-final modal particle

In this process, the last step may have involved the fusion with sentence-final 也 in certain northern Mandarin dialects, resulting in distinct pronunciations of the two particle uses of 了.

This is very far from what you had added in , which says 了 is derived from 來 without any other context given. Before it can be demonstrated by a thorough review of the literature supporting one's hypothesis that 了 is derived from 來, this is an unsubstantiated view which is inconsistent with the consensus on the origin of the modal particle 了 in the literature. Wyang (talk) 09:59, 18 November 2016 (UTC)

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Arabic personal pronounsEdit

Hi. In {{ar-personal_pronouns}} you wrote: "Furthermore, -ū of the masculine sound plural is assimilated to -ī before ـيَ ‎(-ya) (presumably, -aw of masculine defective -an plurals is similarly assimilated to -ay)." It is difficult to understand without examples. Specifically, these two phrases: -ū of the masculine sound plural, and -aw of masculine defective -an plurals is similarly assimilated to -ay. Someone is asking for clarification at Talk:هم. —Stephen (Talk) 04:11, 21 January 2017 (UTC)

To —Stephen: It was copied from w:Arabic_grammar#Personal_pronouns.Huhu9001 (talk) 11:48, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
You left out a lot of text from w:Arabic grammar#Personal pronouns, leaving {{ar-personal_pronouns}} incomprehensible. For example, in the sentence that you added that begins with "Specifically", you left out the words that precede that, and those words are necessary. Without them, what you added makes no sense at all. Do you know Arabic? If you don't know Arabic, you should just revert your edits to {{ar-personal_pronouns}}. If you know Arabic as well as English, then you should revisit your edits to {{ar-personal_pronouns}} and fix it. —Stephen (Talk) 19:37, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
To —Stephen: I believe you need to improve your skill of comprehension before accusing me of anything. However you can just still do what you want to the template. I don't care and won't bother to stop you.Huhu9001 (talk) 02:03, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

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Do you have anything to say about the matter itself, rather than a nasty comment? Wyang (talk) 11:54, 18 May 2017 (UTC)

Huhu9001, edit warring doesn't help. Here's loads of evidence that supports Wyang's edits:








❶形容人群没有严密组织而临时凑合,如群乌暂时聚合。《晋书·慕容廆载记》:“廆曰:‘彼信崔毖虚説,邀一時之利,烏合而來耳。’”《资治通鉴·晋元帝太兴二年》引此文,胡三省注曰:“飛烏見食,羣集而聚啄之,人或驚之,則四散飛去;故兵以利合無所統一者,謂之烏合。“《三国演义》第十七回:“術兵雖衆,皆烏合之師,素不親信。“清采蘅子《虫鸣漫录》卷一:“﹝謝嗣鳳﹞散家財,結同教,招亡命,烏合數千人,揭竿而起。“ ❷指暂时凑合的一群人。清侯方域《上三省督府剿抚议》:“不若移一旅之師……隨宜撲翦,聯樓結寨,漸次燒除,兔窟既破,烏合焉棲?”参见“烏合之衆”。












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算術 and 算數Edit

I have reverted your changes to these entries as homophones (in Mandarin) are already listed in the pronunciation box. Please refrain from such edits in the future. Thank you. ---> Tooironic (talk) 06:32, 4 July 2018 (UTC)

changes to 凝華 and othersEdit

Hi there. Please note that we haven't used that formatting across 1,000s of Chinese 词 entries for synonyms and antonyms. Instead, we have kept that data and the definitions separate to each other. This still allows us to specify which sense is being referred to. Please help us maintain consistency. ---> Tooironic (talk) 03:26, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

@Tooironic: This vote technically allows both formatting styles to coexist. 凝華 isn't really a case where the "new" formatting is improving anything, but with many entries, it seems to be a better choice to avoid repeating glosses. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 05:33, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for bringing that vote my attention. I wasn't aware of it. If I had known about it I would have voted against it, but it seems like the majority of the community support it anyway. Mixing the definitions space with synonyms and antonyms information looks bad and makes it harder for users to find definitions, quotations and usage examples. It also suppresses important information like pinyin and qualifiers. It's true we have to manually add a sense gloss, but that's a very small task that takes only a couple of seconds to complete. ---> Tooironic (talk) 08:51, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
@Tooironic: If you really want to change it back, at least use {{sense}}. Do not leave Syns/Ants with unclarified senses there. -- Huhu9001 (talk) 09:00, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
Is there a rule that a sense tag is required even if there is only one definition, or if the syn/ant refers to all senses listed? ---> Tooironic (talk) 09:03, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
@Tooironic: Because you don't know whether some neological sense will be add in the future. Also you failed to distinguish the physical sense and the psychological sense in 升華. I hope you read an entry carefully before editing it. -- Huhu9001 (talk) 09:24, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
Fair enough. But why revert? You could have just added one word to the sense tag. Now we've lost the pinyin information that was there originally. ---> Tooironic (talk) 09:51, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
@Tooironic: I don't know why pinyin is necessary there. Those who want the pinyin of 凝華 can just go to that entry. But if you really want it, {{ant|zh|{{zh-l|凝華}}}} -- Huhu9001 (talk) 09:55, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
Like I said earlier, separating the syn/ant information from the definitions allows us to include pinyin and qualifiers which is useful to users. And we are, after all, a dictionary first and foremost and not a thesaurus. So why put them together? What benefit does that provide? In the thousands of Chinese entries - plus tens of thousands of English entries - we use the original formatting. Why not maintain consistency? ---> Tooironic (talk) 10:37, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
@Tooironic: I simply don't see why this makes Wiktionary "less like a dictionary". -- Huhu9001 (talk) 10:43, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
OK. I understand. Thank you for your effort. ---> Tooironic (talk) 10:47, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
@Tooironic: Also if you are referring to traditional dictionaries, I would like to say that traditional dictionaries, when providing "see also" (including Syms/Ants) information, usually only give a bare entry name for readers to look up. They put pinyin or any other things in the main entries rather than give them beside the "see also" information. -- Huhu9001 (talk) 10:52, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
As we often say, we are not a paper dictionary, so we don't have to worry about too much information on the page. The pinyin information does not require additional input by editors - it displays automatically - so I don't see what the benefit would be of turning that feature off. ---> Tooironic (talk) 10:59, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

False accusation and unfair block from User:WyangEdit

This blocked user is asking that his or her block be reviewed:

Huhu9001 (block logactive blockscontribsdeleted contribsedit filter loguser creation logchange block settingsunblock)

Request reason:

Admin User:Wyang accused me of "Adding copious amount of incorrect translations and other content": No evidence given. In fact I almost merely copy from Japanese dictionaries recently.

If possible, I would like to call for the removal of this user from administrators for his constant abusing of power. Having him remaining in his place is quite harmful to Wiktionary. -- Huhu9001 (talk) 10:49, 24 July 2019 (UTC)

I'm having trouble understanding what this is all about: on the one hand, I see corrections by others on only two of your edits this month, which doesn't look like what I would expect from a repeat egregiously bad editor. On the other hand, I see corrections by others on only two of your edits this month, which doesn't begin to justify your angry outburst on Wyang's talk page.
As for "I almost merely copy from Japanese dictionaries recently": Wyang isn't commenting on your Japanese, but on your English. Unless you're copying word-for-word, which would be copyright violation and/or plagiarism, the phrasing of your definitions is your work- and your responsibility. The phrasing of that sentence doesn't show the best command of English, so that may be the kind of thing he was referring to. I don't have time right now to go through your edits to see if Wyang has a point regarding content (if it's even the kind of thing I'm qualified to judge), but as far as his characterization of your attitude, I have to agree with him. Chuck Entz (talk) 14:04, 24 July 2019 (UTC)
@Chuck Entz: Because this admin has harassed me before in 彈頭 and as far as I see he has been always ill-attituded towards who dissents him. In fact I have tried my best to avoid him for quite a period of time as I hate to engage in a conflict with such an admin, but still he and the trouble came for me, which was the thing that really frustrated me. -- Huhu9001 (talk) 14:34, 24 July 2019 (UTC)
@Chuck Entz: More. I am interested in neither the bureaucratic things of Wiktionary, nor Wyrang himself, but I did observe him once playing some tricks like blocking himself in order to earn sympathy of the community (chiefly other admins I guess) and to get rid of the then accusation of abusing admin rights over some other users. I don't know what you think of it but I would take this as hypocritic performance and it would be quite a dismay to think about having to endure such a person, who I must admit is quite good at reinforcing his own position and power by this kind of performance, when participating in Wiktionary in the foreseeable future. This is another reason of my angry outburst. -- Huhu9001 (talk) 15:02, 24 July 2019 (UTC)

@Chuck Entz: Please see User:Wyang. Would you mind me asking what is the story behind this admin? His behaviour just seems irrational. Also, don't you think it is a bit questionable to install such a user as an admin? -- Huhu9001 (talk) 16:49, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

In case it changes, the user page above reads:

Please remove all of my rights.
烏煙瘴氣. This site will always be a kludge. Let it 自生自滅.

-- Huhu9001 (talk) 16:56, 4 September 2019 (UTC)

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Excuse me. Can anyone tell me what's the story behind User:Wyang?Edit

-- Huhu9001 (talk) 15:23, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

  • Rights removed as he requested. SemperBlotto (talk) 16:10, 20 September 2019 (UTC)

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