There is a question about the movie P'tit Quinquin: Who is the murderer in p'tit quinquin or li'l quinquin?

I wanted to add the appropriate tag, but I'm not sure whether it should be ptit-quinquin or p-tit-quinquin.

Is there any guidance WRT how titles featuring such special characters should be handled?

  • Or we have to go with US title ?
    – Ankit Sharma Mod
    Commented May 29, 2018 at 8:10
  • 3
    @AnkitSharma that's fighting symptoms. What if the english title has special characters?
    – JAD
    Commented May 29, 2018 at 8:29
  • Can't put an apostrophe in tags? Why not? Fix that and you win the entire war, not just this battle.
    – Mazura
    Commented Jun 12, 2018 at 0:52
  • Meh, what next? Exclamation marks, colons and question marks? The lack of punctuation support in tags also has the advantage of reducing ambiguity in tagging and the danger of duplicate tags. Tags will always be just an abstraction/approximation of the actual title and their simplicity comes with a certain structural beauty.
    – Napoleon Wilson Mod
    Commented Jun 13, 2018 at 11:17
  • Exclamation marks? Yes. E.g., Happy!
    – Mazura
    Commented Jun 15, 2018 at 0:06

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In this case, p'tit is an abbrev of petit. It seems weird to replace the apostrophe with a space, because that suggests they are two words.

As such, I would suggest going with .

The same would apply to the title of the related English show: Li'l Quinquin. Here I would suggest .

  • 3
    i think this makes the most sense
    – DForck42
    Commented May 31, 2018 at 20:06

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