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Enjoy your stay at Wiktionary! PseudoSkull (talk) 00:58, 18 March 2018 (UTC)


Hey, you can use the templets {{cot}}, {{hyper}}, {{hypo}}, {{syn}}, {{ant}}; the displaying of coordinate terms, hypernyms, synonyms, etc. in the form of headings is deprecated now (as far as I am aware). Thanks. -- dictātor·mundī 15:34, 24 May 2021 (UTC)

Header levelsEdit

I think the part of speech only gets indented one header level under the etymology if there are multiple etymologies, not just one. That's how I have always seen it done. Equinox 00:21, 31 October 2021 (UTC)

Thank you, that is correct. DTLHS (talk) 00:23, 31 October 2021 (UTC)

ping templateEdit

Hi, I noticed you added a ping template in your recent edit on a vote discussion. I just want to mention that notifications supposedly don't work if it's not in the same edit as the one which adds your signature. --Ørjan (talk) 00:45, 31 October 2021 (UTC)

"Station" meaning "airport"?Edit

Green's Newspeak (1984) says that station is air-crew jargon for airport. Are you familiar with this? I found one or two possible citations but wasn't sure, since station is quite a nebulous word and these were technical texts. Equinox 21:30, 7 November 2021 (UTC)

I think I've seen it used like that before, but mostly in reference to "somewhere this plane can undergo maintenance" or contexts like that. Also, I'm not a pilot myself (just someone with a great deal of interest in aviation), but I'm flattered that you think highly enough of my knowledge in the aviation field to ask me for clarification here. :-) Whoop whoop pull up Bitching BettyAverted crashes 22:27, 7 November 2021 (UTC)


Re harveyize: to put your mind at rest: I tend to refresh and watch Recent Changes a lot while I'm editing. (Partly it convinces me that my changes really did get saved. I grew up with a computer that put files on fucking cassette tape, don't ask.) In this case I was polite enough to leave the lemma alone, bc I thought you'd be creating it next, and why should we edit-conflict... but adding the inflections boosts the super-important "entry creation count" and won't get under your feet. Cheers, Equinox 03:49, 30 June 2022 (UTC)

Cool. 😀 Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 03:54, 30 June 2022 (UTC)
(BTW if you didn't get any talk-page message in seven months, you must be doing something right.) Equinox 06:00, 30 June 2022 (UTC)


If you feel like I’ve made a personal attack at someone, you can take to the Beer Parlour. But you can’t edit other editors’ comment. ·~ dictátor·mundꟾ 20:37, 2 July 2022 (UTC)

Personal attacks are absolutely prohibited and may be removed by any editor who sees them. Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 20:55, 2 July 2022 (UTC)
It’s your misguided opinion that it was a personal attack. I don’t make personal attacks by the way. ·~ dictátor·mundꟾ 21:03, 2 July 2022 (UTC)

Mariupol GreekEdit

Hi, I don't think it's a good idea to create entries like φυκρύμ without first verifying that this spelling is attested: I'm pretty sure that the Greek spellings aren't one-to-one deducible from the Cyrillic spelling. Thadh (talk) 14:47, 10 August 2022 (UTC)

@Thadh Oh, OK. I got the impression, from reading WT:GRK-MAR TR, that the correspondence was one-to-one and mechanically-deducible; apparently I was wrong. Sorry! 😳🤦‍♀️😬 Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 14:55, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
No problem, that table is a bit misleading in that aspect. It should be read as "equivalents in transliteration" rather than one-to-one corresponding. Thadh (talk) 14:59, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
@Thadh Unless you have other ideas concerning the two I'd already created, I'm going to RFVN those two (on the off chance that they are the correct, attested spellings). For RFVN purposes, is Mariupol Greek a WDL or an LDL? Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 15:04, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
LDL. Thanks for taking care of it, I'll try finding some Greek-script literature. Thadh (talk) 15:07, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
Thanx in return for the heads-up and the info; apologies for making more work for you (I'm afraid I won't be able to help with the search for attestations; I understand the Greek alphabet, but the only language I can understand is English). 🤦‍♀️ Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 15:11, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
Pinging @Thadh for notification of my latest reply, since I forgot to do that in the comment itself. Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 15:12, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
@Thadh The RFVN entry for the two is live. Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 15:31, 10 August 2022 (UTC)


Hi. It's your turn to be admin. Vote? Almostonurmind (talk) 23:34, 29 August 2022 (UTC)

Gonna have to decline for now. Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 23:38, 29 August 2022 (UTC)
Aight. I'll ask you again next year Almostonurmind (talk) 23:39, 29 August 2022 (UTC)

Derived termsEdit

Also, I see you're adding lots of Derived terms. Were you aware of Wiktionary:Todo/phrases not linked to from components/2022-07/page 1? It can speed up the process of searching for DTs a bit. I say "speed up", but I've been working through the first list and may have done about 5% of them in a month... Almostonurmind (talk) 23:38, 29 August 2022 (UTC)

I'll take a look. Whoop whoop pull up Bitching Betty ⚧️ Averted crashes 23:39, 29 August 2022 (UTC)