Let's say you are writing an article and you want to create a link to the definition of a word the understanding of which is crucial to understanding the article. But in this hypothetical situation, you don't want to link to the Wikipedia article for that word because it would be overkill. Wikipedia has a sister project that presents hundreds of thousands of definitions. It's called Wiktionary. Here's how you would provide a link to the definition of "understanding":
both [[wiktionary:understanding|]] and [[wikt:understanding|]] will look like this:
With appreciation to your thoughtful and sensitive navigation of the ship in the Monty Hall case. Mathematicians (of which I used to be one) aren't easy to communicate with, and mathematicians going mathematical and losing everyone else (as well as each other) was one of the key problems here. I think the pushback on some of your original proposals was sound, but regardless I deeply appreciated the combination of pragmatism, challenging questions where you perceived a real issue, and adaptability in the discussion on the proposed decision page, to get around the sticky points in #11 and reach a solution that works for (nearly) everyone. Martinp (talk) 07:33, 23 March 2011 (UTC)
The Admin's Barnstar
For the wise closure of a very long discussion on a difficult user (which shall remain unnamed here). FuFoFuEd (talk) 09:43, 27 August 2011 (UTC)
The Defender of the Wiki Barnstar
For dealing with User:J3mm0 in the decisive fashion you did. Sometimes the line between nasty but sane, and just pure crazy is very bright... Cerejota (talk) 07:44, 3 September 2011 (UTC)
The Admin's Barnstar
Thanks for such a quick response in solving the problematic vandal IP I reported earlier today!
Your work is greatly appreciated by Wikipedia editors. Charles Dayton(Talk) 18:53, 25 January 2012 (UTC)
The Understanding Barnstar
To a woman of character:
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving."
Thank you very much for your kindness and your understanding and simply being here on Wikipedia. Tylas✫ ♥♫ 01:20, 3 September 2012 (UTC)