Vicipaedia:A est B/en

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Use "A est B"[fontem recensere]

It is recommended that articles begin: [LEMMA] est [DEFINIENS], e. g. Roma est caput Italiae.

Reason[fontem recensere]

There are a number of ancient models[1] for this word order in definitions. This pattern also provides the clarity needed in an encyclopaedia.

Avoid "A B est"[fontem recensere]

It is discouraged to begin articles: [LEMMA] [DEFINIENS] est , e. g. Roma caput Italiae est.

Reason[fontem recensere]

This pattern often creates ambiguity[2], which can make reading difficult especially for those who are only just learning Latin.

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