Talk:Italian constitutional referendum, 1946
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- Yes, please, it would be fine if you could correct it. I always have some problems with capitalisation, as this is really a deep conceptual difference with my native language, but I do hope one day I'll be able to finally learn the rule - and to apply it (I also do hope people are still patient with me in the meanwhile...) :-)) --G
OK, I'll make the move. As for the capitalisation, remember this (I'm not a native speaker either, btw):
- All proper names are capitalised: Italy, Gianfranco
- Adjectives of proper names are also capitalised: Italian
In this case, the Italian Republic is a proper name, like Roman Empire. And to make it sound less like Russian :-) we include an article as well. Regards, Jeronimo
- Thank you, Geronimo, I'll do my best :-))) --G
I have clarified the way the first part flows. I think it makes more sense now and I hope I did not erase any original intended meaning. Please advise.
I will try to clarify the rest of the page later, if everything in the first part works.
--Flyhighplato 16:48, 2 Jun 2004 (UTC)
31 January 2005 re-write== I've undertaken a massive re-write of this to make the English flow better. This is an excellent and informative article, but it suffered in the translation. I hope that I have helped. I am not a scholar of Italian history, so please accept my apologies if I have made any mistakes, and do not hesitate to correct them. Kevintoronto 19:08, 31 Jan 2005 (UTC)
- Some of the factual statements in this article are inconsistent with statements in Umberto II of Italy, but I don't know which article is correct. RussBlau 14:18, May 16, 2005 (UTC)
I notice that this article mixes Italian and English forms of the names of the kings. It's "Vittorio Emanuele" everywhere except in the caption of the portrait and one more occasion, but "Humbert" instead of "Umberto". Victor Emmanuel III of Italy uses the English form. Probably this article should too? -- Magnus Holmgren 11:49, 17 October 2005 (UTC)
- Yes, and actually Vittorio Emanuele is often mispelled (Emmanuelle, Emanuelle, etc.). It seems a common procedure to use the English version of the name if it is in use in English speaking countries. Please some native speakers could correct this? --Raffa 19:01, 27 March 2006 (UTC)
- Five years, and this hasn't been addressed yet, there is a mixture of Victor and Vittorio, and Emanuele, Emanuel, and Emmanuel. I am Italian, for what it's worth, and the correct Italian name is Vittorio Emanuele. However since changing all the names would be a pretty important edit, I don't feel confident to do it by my own without a consensous. Nineko (talk) 21:46, 1 June 2011 (UTC)
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Clarification of "Quirinal" needed
The word "Quirinal" is mentioned once in the current version of the article, without any explanation as to what it means. There's an redirect from Quirinal to Quirinal Hill, which says that it "is the location of the official residence of the Italian Head of State, who resides in the Quirinal Palace; by metonymy 'the Quirinal' has come to stand for the Italian President." But even that doesn't explain what is meant by the sentence "But she was not able to produce the expected consensus around the Quirinal." Someone who knows what's meant here should clarify. Teemu Leisti (talk) 22:38, 3 June 2012 (UTC)