Template:R from plural

When used with the "Redirect category shell" (Rcat shell) template:

Template {{Redirect category shell}} may be used to add one or more rcat templates, along with their parameters and categories, to a redirect. For more information see the documentation page below.

When used by itself:

  • From the plural form: This is a redirect from a plural noun to its singular form. Either {{R from plural}} or {{R to singular}} may be used to tag plural redirects.
    • This redirect link is used for convenience; it is often preferable to add the plural directly after the link (for example, [[link]]s). However, do not replace these redirected links with a simpler link unless the page is updated for another reason (see WP:NOTBROKEN).
    • Use this rcat to tag only mainspace redirects; when plural forms are found in other namespaces, use {{R from modification}} instead.
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Usage[edit]

  • Add this rcat to a redirect page (not a talk-page redirect) in the following manner:
#REDIRECT [[(target article title)]]

{{Rcat shell|
{{R from plural}}
{{R unprintworthy}}
}}
Template {{Rcat shell}} is an alias for the Redirect category shell template, which may be used to add as many appropriate rcats as needed, usually from one to seven, along with their parameters, to a redirect. For more information see the documentation on its template page. This rcat may also tag a redirect individually:
#REDIRECT [[(target article title)]]

{{R from plural}}
This is in accord with instructions found at Wikipedia:REDCAT.
  • Use this rcat to tag any mainspace redirect from the plural noun of a singular target.
  • For redirects that target a related word or phrase, the |of= parameter can be used to clarify. For example, the Domestic cats redirect targets Cat and is tagged as follows:
{{R from plural|of=domestic cat}}
The text will then be altered to include, ...from a plural noun to its singular form or to a broader article; the singular form is "domestic cat".
  • Some plurals are printworthy, for example the Arabic and Latin forms. When you add this rcat to a redirect that you decide is printworthy, then use the unnamed parameter to subdue the unprintworthy category[clarification needed] in the following manner:
{{Rcat shell|
{{R from plural|1=printworthy}}
{{R printworthy}}
}}
or the 1= may be omitted:
{{Rcat shell|
{{R from plural|printworthy}}
{{R printworthy}}
}}
and if used individually:
{{R from plural|printworthy}}
This will suppress the default Unprintworthy redirects category and instead add the redirect to Category:Printworthy redirects.

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