Template:Circa

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This template allows to specify "circa" for a date, in a format that is localizable.

Usage

{{Circa |1= |2= |3= |4= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 year year empty required
2 month month empty optional
3 day day empty optional
4
lang
language language code (only needs to be provided if the language shall be fixed and independent of the user's preferences) value of {{int:Lang}} optional
era era Era: empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all namespaces

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Relies on:
module:Complex date

See also

{{Other date}}, {{Lifetime date}}

Translations at module:i18n/complex date

The template is similar to one of the options of Template:Other date.

If parameters 2 and 3 are empty or undefined, parameter 1 can contain not just a year but any text. In this case the local term for "circa" is prefixed or postfixed, depending on the language, but the text is not changed.

Examples

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Code Output
{{circa|1999}}
{{circa|1999|2}}
{{circa|1999|2|3}}

circa 1999
circa February 1999
circa 3 February 1999