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{{Babel field}} template indicating users proficiency in different languages


{{UsersSpeak |1= |2= |3= |4= |link= }}

Template parameters

1language expressed as a MediaWiki language code, ISO 639-1 code, or ISO 639-3 codeemptyrequired
2proficiency expressed as a number between 0 and 5 or "N" for native. The general usage of each code level is as follows:
If you don't understand the language at all.
Basic ability - enough to understand written material or simple questions in this language.
Intermediate ability - enough for editing or discussions.
Advanced level - though you can write in this language with no problem, some small errors might occur.
'Near-native' level - although it's not your first language from birth, your ability is something like that of a native speaker.
Professional proficiency.
Native speakers who use a language every day and have a thorough grasp of it, including colloquialisms and idioms.
3Name of the language in English, eg. German, Italian, etc.{{Language/ISO 639/en|{{{1}}}}}optional
4Translation of the message into users languageemptyoptional
linkLink to Wikipedia article about the languageemptyoptional
color 1, color 2, color 3, text size, text2 size, letter code sizeMore customization parameters of unclear purposeemptyoptional

Additional information

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

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: no user group specified



renders as:

This category lists users according to their ability in the {{{3}}} language.

For a list of language specific tags see Commons:Babel.


العربية  Deutsch  English  français  magyar  македонски  Nederlands  português  русский

This template makes use of {{Autotranslate}} and the translate extension.