Grants:IdeaLab/Expand Russian Wiktionary

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Expand Russian Wiktionary
Multitran is a Russian dictionary very popular in Russia. According to Alexa, it has way more female visitors than male visitors, unlike Wiktionary.
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created on11:39, 8 March 2015 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

  • Russian users don't understand or can't benefit from freely licensed dictionaries, even though the Russian Wiktionary is one of the most successful.
  • Female editors seem more likely to contribute on collaborative dictionaries other than Wiktionary, in particular Multitran.

What is your solution?[edit]

Investigate what made Multitran successful (probably the same things which worked in some Wiktionaries: mass imports and easy editing). Implement some missing things in the Russian Wiktionary. Attract more users and/or make Multitran users import their contributions on Wiktionary.


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  • I think it is a good idea to look at success stories outside of WMF space. Libcub (talk) 01:32, 29 March 2015 (UTC)
  • DD A. CA Pitisco Pitisco (talk) 12:19, 22 November 2015 (UTC)

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