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English: abc

Adds "
" in front of the text written in English. Also adds machine-readable tags identifying the text as being written in English.

The template automatically sets the following categories: Category:Language templates with no text displayed (if parameter #1 is empty)


{{en |1= }}

Template parameters

1textText to be displayed. Please proceed the text with "1=", otherwise any "=" characters in the text will break the template.emptyrequired
inlineinlineoptional, default is empty string. When set to any value different from an empty string, forces the template to be displayed inline, so that it does not break the current paragraph (i.e. that makes possible to put several descriptions side by side on a single line)emptyoptional

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:



renders as:

English: Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuwxyz

See also


This template is not intended to be localized.

It relies on {{#language:...}} parser function for localization.

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