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Again, welcome! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 21:10, 15 January 2016 (UTC)

Thank yuo for those Lombardic etymologies! Just a minor note, please see the changes I made here for how to format etymologies better. Thanks! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 17:09, 16 January 2016 (UTC)

Italian townsEdit

Hi there. When you add an entry for an Italian town, do you think you could include an entry for the corresponding adjective. e.g. tranese for Trani. Ciao SemperBlotto (talk) 10:55, 3 February 2016 (UTC)

Capitalized and uncapitalized words.Edit

Hi there again. When both a capitalized and uncapitalised form of a word exists, we link them using an {{also}} template, on the very first line. See Salso and salso as an example. The words are not necessarily in the same language. Cheers. SemperBlotto (talk) 16:49, 9 February 2016 (UTC)

Non-Italian riversEdit

Hi there. I think that rivers in countries outside of Italy should not have only Italian entries. Normally the primary entry (in this, the English Wiktionary) should be English, with a subsequent Italian entry if the same name is used in Italian. See Okavango for my preferred format. Ciao. SemperBlotto (talk) 16:34, 12 February 2016 (UTC)

ă, ĕ, ĭ, ŏ, ŭEdit

Salve. According to wt:ALA, we should not use breves for Latin words, so you are encouraged to subtract them. Gratias tibi ago! --Romanophile (contributions) 14:34, 24 March 2016 (UTC)


Where did you find this word? I'm having trouble corroborating it. Thanks! —JohnC5 16:19, 29 June 2016 (UTC)


Ileargo does not seem to be a real place. Perhaps you meant Ilergāonia? — Kleio (t · c) 13:59, 9 September 2016 (UTC)

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Hello. Could I ask you not to use {{etyl}}? It's been deprecated and replaced by {{der}}. Thanks! --Barytonesis (talk) 20:12, 16 October 2017 (UTC)

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Ancient Greek accentuation rulesEdit

Hi. If you don't know them, please acquaint yourself with the rules of Ancient Greek accentuation (and especially the part about the placement of the accent); if you do know them, please be more careful. You're making a lot of mistakes of this kind. Per utramque cavernam 14:51, 27 October 2018 (UTC)

Your fascinating wordsEdit

I have been following your fascinating greek for some time now, @Samubert96. Trying to guess what it is you are reading! Thank you for them. I do modern greek, and ancient, when they coincide. About the θήκη#Derived_terms: do you think they should all be moved to -θήκη#Ancient_Greek? I only did βιβλιοθήκη and some more examples. sarri.greek (talk) 15:37, 10 December 2018 (UTC)

Latin nouns with singular genitive forms ending in -i are second declension, not third declensionEdit

You seem to be consistently entering Latin city names of the second declension (e.g. Diolindum) as third declension. As far as I know, all nouns ending in -i in the genitive singular are second declension, so please use that category in the future. If I'm mistaken, please let me know!--Urszag (talk) 20:43, 27 February 2019 (UTC)


Hi, when you add {{grc-IPA}} to new entries, please remember to mark all instances of α, ι, and υ (not counting where they appear in diphthongs) as either long or short. This includes cases where short vowels are long by position; they still need to be explicitly marked short in the first positional parameter of {{grc-IPA}}. Thanks! —Mahāgaja · talk 08:53, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

P.S. If a word doesn't occur until Koine or later, then you don't need to mark the vowels as long or short, but you should put |period=koi1, |period=koi2, |period=byz1, or |period=byz2 into the template to indicate the earliest period when the word is attested. —Mahāgaja · talk 08:57, 5 April 2019 (UTC)

Random links in etymology sectionsEdit

I hope you will excuse my nitpickiness, but what is the purpose of the various edits adding links to etymology sections like that of κίρσιον and then removing them? It clutters up the edit history. If you're making notes of entries that you're planning to make, perhaps you might consider making a user page instead. But in any case thank you for all the entries you're creating. — Eru·tuon 19:37, 24 May 2019 (UTC)


You are making some pretty cool contributions for an extended period of time. Would you add {{babel}} to your user page? Is not mandatory, just useful. --Dan Polansky (talk) 16:05, 22 June 2019 (UTC)


About three years ago you added an image to [[Gobio]]. Unfortunately the image was for a fish of genus Gobius, not Gobio. It's an easy mistake to make, but nonetheless it should not be made. I certainly don't want to discourage you from adding images, even if you should occasionally make errors (After all, I make plenty of them.). Just try to be careful. BTW, I've substituted a better image. DCDuring (talk) 23:56, 30 July 2019 (UTC)

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The entry looks good, but I am not happy with L&SJ with regards to the naming of the organism. In contemporary English sources Paul's betony is Veronica officinalis (syn. Stachys betonica). In taxonomic sources Sideritis purpurea is Sideritis romana subsp. purpurea. English vernacular names for Sideritis spp. are ironwort, mountain tea, shepherd's tea. Unfortunately this kind of thing often happens with vernacular names of taxa, especially in older languages, like Hebrew, Greek, Latin, etc. I don't know how to proceed, except perhaps put this information on the talk page for the entry. DCDuring (talk) 22:29, 11 November 2019 (UTC)