Requests for new languages/Wikiquote Oriya

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Oriya Wikiquote[edit]

main page Requests for new languages (Wikiquote Oriya)
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Proposal summary
  • Project name: ଉଇକିକଥା
    The name of the project in the requested language; for example, "Wikipédia"
    in French.
  • Project namespace: ଉଇକିକଥା
    The name of the namespace for project pages like policies; usually the same
    as the project name.
  • Project_talk namespace: ଉଇକିକଥା_ଆଲୋଚନା
    The name of the discussion namespace for project pages like policies; for
    example, "Wikipedia talk" in English.
  • Wiki logo: Wikiquote-logo-or.png
    The name of the wiki logo uploaded to the Wikimedia Commons, like
    "Wikipedia-logo-v2-pl.png" (see logo).
  • Default timezone: IST (UTC+5:30)
    The default timezone on the wiki, like "CET (UTC+1)". This is usually the
    default UTC.
  • User interface: See Translatewiki.
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Oriya is the predominant language of Orissa (now officially known as Odisha), where Oriya speakers comprise around 83.33% of the population according to census surveys.

Arguments in favour[edit]

  1. I am up for or.wikiquote. Please approve. -ansuman 08:41, 10 September 2011 (UTC)
  2. The translation work in Translatewiki ir going progressively and MediaWiki as well as extension messages will be translated very soon. So, please enable this project. ସୁଭ ପା (Subhashish Panigrahi) 17:24, 10 September 2011 (UTC)
  3. ODIA "Dhaga dhamali" not only bears only some good sound and enhance our speech, but also bears some internal truth. We should take a step forward to make it alive in the modern society. Suchishraba Pallai 14:32, 16 September 2011 (UTC)
  4. Yes, i am in favour, as oriya wikipedia is growing up, day by day.. Bhartia 13:11, 17 September 2011 (UTC)
  5. Odia Wiki is growing up day by day and Wikiquote will help the Odias in India and abroad to learn the pros and cons of odia literature and this also shows how ancient odia literature is.ଦୀପ୍ତିମାନ ପାଣିଗ୍ରାହୀ(Diptiman Panigrahi) 12.29, 18 September 2011 (UTC)
  6. Odia is a very old language with a large community using the language which has a rich history of 2000 years.Inside Odisha we find many tribal language, they all use odia script.It has it's own digits which are still in use inside the state.It is important to save the great culture of odia. So please approve this request.
  7. I am in favor of Wikiquote.It will help oriya Wikipedia and oriya language.please approve.--Kamalakanta777 (talk) 14:32, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

Arguments against[edit]

Other discussion[edit]

I had marked this as approved, but pulled the trigger too fast, and some issues were raised afterwards. Namely, much of the content in the Incubator seems to be poems, not quotes, and that is more fit for a Wikisource. Wikiquotes should have (relatively short) quotes by specific people or on specific topics, while much of the content here fails to meet those criteria. Please consider moving the content to Wikisource; then, if there is more activity there, the Oriya Wikisource proposal could be considered instead. Jon Harald Søby (talk) 00:23, 3 February 2013 (UTC)

Thank You Jon, I have marked all the poems in a category which will be transfer to wikisource --Srikant Kedia 12:29, 3 February 2013 (UTC)

In this language the quotes are in the form of poem. I mean though they seem like poems they are actually quotes. In ancient odia language the quotes were in these forms only. In short "Short lines which teach moral values and ethics".--Jnanaranjan sahu (talk) 06:50, 3 February 2013 (UTC)