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English rhymes on Wiktionary include the accented syllable to the end of the word: "Yemen" rhymes with "lemon", but not with "reason". Schwa ("ə") only appears in English in unaccented syllables, so any rhymes page that has it in the first or only syllable are incorrect. Please don't create any more of them that will have to be deleted. Thanks! Chuck Entz (talk) 04:50, 18 May 2019 (UTC)

Protecting a pageEdit

Sorry, I'm very slow at getting to reading my talk page (because there tends to be drama). As you were told, this is something limited to administrators. What page do you want to protect and why? If there's a lot of vandalism then I'm sure we can do it. If there's some edit warring/disagreement then sometimes WT:TR is the best first place. Equinox 04:01, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

@Equinox: Thank you. -- Thedarkknightli (talk) 13:35, 27 July 2019 (UTC)


Hi, I've noticed that you have added some new words as Foreign Words of the Day. I appreciate your help, especially as we're running low on possible FWOTDs. However, there's a few things you should know before setting new FWOTDs in the future:

  1. All (Chinese) FWOTDs need a quote. It would be appreciated if you could add quotes to the FWOTDs you've added (use Template:zh-x to add quotes; quotes need to be taken from a source rather than something you have made up).
  2. Rather than adding FWOTDs directly for a certain date, the system is set up so you're intended to nominate FWOTDs at Wiktionary:Foreign Word of the Day/Nominations. Given the lack of FWOTDs, the ones that you have already added can stay there once they have quotes and/or citations, but it would be appreciated if you nominated any future FWOTDs rather than directly adding them.
  3. In general, it's a good idea to try and mix things up with FWOTDs; rather than adding FWOTDs for the same language on two consecutive or nearly-consecutive days, it's a good idea to have at least two days before featuring a FWOTD from the same language again. If you're only really interested in nominating entries in one language, then it's okay to leave gaps for other people (pretty much me right now, but hopefully more people will start nominating/adding FWOTDs) to fill. --Hazarasp (parlement · werkis) 03:55, 7 August 2019 (UTC)
@Hazarasp: Got it. -- Thedarkknightli (talk) 10:40, 7 August 2019 (UTC)
Hi Thedarkknightli, 世外桃源 doesn't have a proper CFI-compliant quote yet. The one in the etymology is not a proper quote for the idiom because it doesn't appear as 世外桃源. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 07:07, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
Got it. -- Thedarkknightli (talk) 09:15, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
I hope you really do get it. I've added a citation to 世外桃源 as an example of what we want. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 20:55, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
@Justinrleung: Thank you. -- Thedarkknightli (talk) 21:01, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
No problem! If you'd like to help out with FWOTDs, there are still some (Chinese) words that need citations in the "not ready" section of WT:FWOTDN. It'd be better to leave the job of making the actual FWOTD pages to @Hazarasp or other more experienced editors. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 21:07, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
@Justinrleung: Got it. I promise to improve myself. -- Thedarkknightli (talk) 21:17, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! Happy editing! — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 02:19, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

Nominating people for adminEdit

Some have said this to you already, but to reiterate: always ask people whether they are interested in becoming an admin before nominating them. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 09:33, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

@Lingo Bingo Dingo: Got it. Sorry. -- Thedarkknightli (talk) 10:59, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Community Insights SurveyEdit

RMaung (WMF) 14:32, 9 September 2019 (UTC)

Wu pronunciationsEdit

Please read WT:WUU to see how the Wu romanization works. Tone is not marked on every syllable because of left-prominent tone sandhi. The + sign means something particular; it's used for right-prominent tone sandhi. If you're not sure about this, please refrain from adding Wu pronunciations. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 03:49, 21 October 2019 (UTC)

@Justinrleung: Hmm. Got it. Sorry for that. I'll read it carefully. -- TheDarkKnightLi 🦇 🃏 04:31, 21 October 2019 (UTC)
Thanks! — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 05:40, 21 October 2019 (UTC)

Formatting of your signatureEdit

Hi, the wikitext formatting of your signature is causing all text appearing after it to become bold. You can fix it by adding a zero-width space as follows: [[User:Thedarkknightli|The'''DarkKnight'''​'''''Li''''']]. — SGconlaw (talk) 20:40, 19 February 2020 (UTC)

@Sgconlaw: Ah, I see! Thanks for your kind advice! --theDarkKnightLi 🙏 🔧 20:47, 19 February 2020 (UTC)
You're welcome. Anyway, what you just did above is fine too … — SGconlaw (talk) 20:49, 19 February 2020 (UTC)
@Sgconlaw: Anyway, thanks! 😄 --theDarkKnightLi 🙏 🔧 20:55, 19 February 2020 (UTC)