Template:R from proper noun

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  • This is a redirect from a proper noun, a noun that begins with an upper-case letter (such as "Africa"), to a related word or topic that may or may not use a proper noun in its title. For more information follow the category link.
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Use this rcat template on mainspace redirects only.
#REDIRECT [[(target article title)]]

{{R from proper noun}}
This is in accord with instructions found at Wikipedia:REDCAT.
  • Template {{This is a redirect}} may also be used to add this and up to seven appropriate rcats to a redirect.
  • This rcat is to be placed on a mainspace redirect from a proper noun to a page that may or may not have a proper noun in its title. Use when the part of speech is important to note, for example, a search-term redirect.
  • If a proper-noun redirect is not in mainspace, then please do not tag it with this rcat.


  • Also known as... – list of templates that redirect here and may also be used


  • In main-article namespace, many proper-noun redirects are considered unprintworthy; however, there may be others that are thought to be printworthy, so there is no default sort for printworthiness. At some point in the future, Jimmy Wales wants to make more printed versions of Wikipedia encyclopedia articles. Some rcats automatically populate either Category:Printworthy redirects or Category:Unprintworthy redirects by default. Others, like this rcat, do not, and that means it is up to editors to choose which of those categories, Printworthy or Unprintworthy, is appropriate and should be populated. The rcats that are used separately to populate those categories are:
Please click on each one for more details and guidance.
{{Redr|from proper noun|printworthy}}
{{Redr|from proper noun|unprintworthy}}
Either {{This is a redirect}} or its alias/shortcut, {{Redr}}, may be used.

See also[edit]

Parts of speech rcat template family

Parts of speech