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H-systemEdit

How would you distinguish ĉh from cĥ? Or would such distinction be unnecessary? --kc_kennylau (talk) 04:38, 6 February 2016 (UTC)

I am sorry for my late response, I forgot to respond and did not check my talk page before. Both are written like "chh" in the H-system and I think it would be better if it would default to "ĉh", as "ĥ" is a pretty uncommon letter. Robin van der Vliet (talk) (contribs) 22:43, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

Infinitive form in vo-conjEdit

Hello, could you place the infinitive form on top of {{vo-conj}}? Thank you. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 21:51, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

Done. You noticed my new module pretty quickly, do you know more about this language? Robin van der Vliet (talk) (contribs) 22:43, 15 May 2016 (UTC)
Not really. I just feel like the infinitive form should be at the top for aesthetic reasons. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 22:49, 15 May 2016 (UTC)

vo-conjEdit

There's a "not enough memory" module error at gudükumön, and, after looking at the entry, I can see why. To start with, Hans-Friedrich Tamke, in typical, obsessive fashion added 50 Related terms and See alsos. Just pruning it down to significant lemmas might even solve the immediate problem.

The conjugation template, on the other hand, is huge- if the tables were printed out, it looks like one could wallpaper a small room with it. Given the absolute regularity of the morphology, there has to be some way to condense things- it's hard to find anything in the oceans of text, and the unreadable black-on-purple color scheme around the edges doesn't help. I just don't see anyone spending enough time with it to find it useful.

At any rate, you need to do something with that one entry, because the conjugation box doesn't even display. Whether you do something with the template & module is up to you, but I would highly recommend it. Chuck Entz (talk) 01:15, 16 May 2016 (UTC)

@Chuck Entz, I also suggested that vo-conj be similar to {{hi-conj}} in that it has a series of collapsible tables. --Lo Ximiendo (talk) 03:43, 16 May 2016 (UTC)
The entry at gudükumön does seem to work now for some reason. I just looked at {{hi-conj}} and it might be a good idea to make it similar to that template. I already changed the color scheme and it is a lot easier to read now. Robin van der Vliet (talk) (contribs) 09:28, 22 May 2016 (UTC)
I asked for help at the Grease pit and someone fixed the memory problem. It had something to do with Lua's poor handling of strings. Thanks! Chuck Entz (talk) 14:45, 22 May 2016 (UTC)

Suffix categoriesEdit

How can a suffix end with a hyphen? Equinox 16:56, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

Because there needs to be a grammatical suffix (-o (noun), -a (adjective), -e (adverb), etc.) after each suffix, look at the other categories here. Robin van der Vliet (talk) (contribs) 17:00, 3 July 2016 (UTC)
However, in Esperanto, every root has an inherent part of speech, and this affects the meanings of other parts of speech created by swapping out the ending. I wouldn't be surprised if the same happened with suffixes too. —CodeCat 18:01, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

Abbreviation headerEdit

The header "abbreviation" is deprecated, so can you please not use it anymore. Also, you forgot the headword template on e-istoj. —CodeCat 18:00, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

I replaced the header "abbreviation", I hope it is good now. You used the code "es" for Esperanto, but that is Spanish, I also fixed that. Robin van der Vliet (talk) (contribs) 18:10, 3 July 2016 (UTC)
Oops, sorry! —CodeCat 18:15, 3 July 2016 (UTC)

persoon and common gender in DutchEdit

Hi, the substance of your edit at persoon was perfect, but it is preferred to add g2=f or g2=m instead of replacing the existing gender with c (using common gender puts the entry in Dutch nouns with common gender). Also beware that (on-line) Van Dale is often unreliable as a source on gender (though especially on masculine vs. feminine). ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 12:43, 16 March 2018 (UTC)

Don't describe my edits as 'vandalism'Edit

And don't refer to your own edit as a 'source' in your edit summary. Kaixinguo~enwiktionary (talk) 10:13, 22 April 2018 (UTC)

Please now add a user example to demonstrate the translation of 'u' you have insisted on including. Thank you in advance. Kaixinguo~enwiktionary (talk) 10:15, 22 April 2018 (UTC)
The translation او is mentioned at they since 2005. The word they is also a singular gender neutral pronoun in English, so it perfectly translates او. The page Citations:they is full of translations which attest that they has a singular gender neutral meaning. Robin van der Vliet (talk) (contribs) 10:49, 22 April 2018 (UTC)
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