Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Nengone

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main page Request for a new language edition: Wikipedia Nengone

submitted verification final decision
Discuss the creation of this language project on this page. Votes will be ignored when judging the proposal. Please provide arguments or reasons and be prepared to defend them (see the Language proposal policy).

The language committee needs to verify the language is eligible to be approved.

  • Check that the project does not already exist (see list).
  • Obtain an ISO 639 code
  • Ensure the requested language is sufficiently unique that it could not exist on a more general wiki.
  • Ensure that there are a sufficient number of native editors of that language to merit an edition in that language.
  • The community needs to develop an active test project; it must remain active until approval (automated statistics, recent changes). It is generally considered active if the analysis lists at least three active, not-grayed-out editors listed in the sections for the previous few months.
  • The community needs to complete required MediaWiki interface translations in that language (about localization, translatewiki, check completion).
  • The community needs to discuss and complete the settings table below:
What Value Example / Explanation
Language code nen (SILGlottolog) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Nengone Language name in English
Language name kix Language name in your language. This will appear in the language list on Special:Preferences, in the interwiki sidebar on other wikis, ...
Language Wikidata item Q3338052 - item has currently the following values:
Item about the language at Wikidata. It would normally include the Wikimedia language code, name of the language, etc. Please complete at Wikidata if needed.
Directionality no indication Is the language written from left to right (LTR) or from right to left (RTL)?
Links Links to previous requests, or references to external websites or documents.

Project name Wikipedia "Wikipedia" in your language
Project namespace Wikipedia usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace Wikipedia talk "Wikipedia talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads yes Default is "no". Preferably, files should be uploaded to Commons.
If you want, you can enable local file uploading, either by any user ("yes") or by administrators only ("admin").
Notes: (1) This setting can be changed afterwards. The setting can only be "yes" or "admin" at approval if the test creates an Exemption Doctrine Policy (EDP) first. (2) Files on Commons can be used on all Wikis. (3) Uploading fair-use images is not allowed on Commons (more info). (4) Localisation to your language may be insufficient on Commons.
Optional settings
Project logo This needs to be an SVG image (instructions for logo creation).
Default project timezone PST "Continent/City", e.g. "Europe/Brussels" or "America/Mexico City" (see list of valid timezones)
Additional namespaces For example, a Wikisource would need "Page", "Page talk", "Index", "Index talk", "Author", "Author talk".
Additional settings Anything else that should be set
submit Phabricator task. It will include everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings. After creating the task, add a link to the comment.


Hello! I(SeniorStar) would sincerely like to request a wikipedia with new language called Nepalese English. I am sure several wikipedians with native understanding of Nepali language will actively contribut to this wiki. Regards--SeniorStar Talk 12:57, 26 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  • Is this valid? iso639-3:nen told me: "Nengone". --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 02:08, 27 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • @Liuxinyu970226: You mean is already reserved for another language ? But I think nen is more suited for Nepalese English than Nengone. Now what should I do for proposal ofNepalese English wiki then??SeniorStar Talk 05:52, 27 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • The Wikipedia codes are w:ISO 639-3 codes; once one has been assigned, it will never be changed. You'd need to get SIL (which manages ISO 639-3) to give it a separate language code. I see no evidence that Nepalese English is distinct enough from English that it should be treated as a separate language.--Prosfilaes (talk) 00:08, 30 November 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Close. If the desire here is for a project in Nepalese English, that was just rejected. As far as I can tell, there is not a true request for a Wikipedia Nengone; there is certainly no test project at Incubator. StevenJ81 (talk) 22:56, 7 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • The history says "(CasetteTapeMaster moved page Requests for new languages/Nepalese English Wikipedia to Requests for new languages/Nengone Wikipedia: nen= nengone)". Ill-advisedly, I'd say.--Prosfilaes (talk) 22:59, 7 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
    • That user is an LTA indeffed at Incubator. Since that user is not the only editor who has come to this page, I do not feel I should delete this request outright. So I'm trying to establish that there is not a real request here, so that Langcom will close. StevenJ81 (talk) 23:21, 7 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
      • Comment Comment Perhaps we can ask for global lock (or even global ban) for CasetteTapeMaster? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 00:56, 8 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • I now also suggest to speedy reject this request, since there's even no Nengone test project. --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 22:43, 23 August 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]