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Bug 4693 - Provide more grammatical case variants for {{SITENAME}}, if necessary also with appended articles
Provide more grammatical case variants for {{SITENAME}}, if necessary also wi...
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://sl.wikipedia.org/wiki/special:...
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Reported: 2006-01-20 16:43 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2006-01-20 17:31 UTC (History)
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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-20 16:43:48 UTC
Hallo!

Please take a look at [[sl:special:Allmessages]]. Search for "Wikiped" in the
localized messages.

You will find the following forms:
Wikipedija
Wikipedije
Wikipediji
Wikipedijina
Wikipedijini
Wikipedijinih
Wikipedijo

*consequence*
One form for {{SITENAME}} migth be sufficient in some languages. However there
are languages requiring different forms depending on grammatical cases and in
addition different forms depending if the definite articles are appended or not
(Icelandic, Slovenian, Romanian etc.)

*implementation*
a) One could use either concatenated forms (as {{SITENAMEGEN}}) or "-" variants
(as {{SITENAME-DAT}}). MediaWiki is using already a "~GEN" variable
({{CURRENTMONTHNAMEGEN}}) for all language.
b) [[en:List of grammatical cases]] provides a list of grammatical cases but no
abbreviations.
c) It does not make sense to define these form in all languages.

*to Klemen*
Please provide more details (comment or link) about the specific requests for
the Slovenian language. Thanks in advance.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-20 17:11:44 UTC
P.S.

Assuming that all project names would have the same gender a temporary
workaround for the Slovenian MediaWiki interface could be to use [[word stem]]s
in configurations as
SITENAME => "Wikipedij"
etc. and append the additinal derivations / suffixes / endings inside the messages.

However for languages as Icelandic having sound changes in declension (a -> ö
etc.) this solution is not practical.

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