Requests for new languages/Wikivoyage Japanese

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main page Request for a new language edition: Wikivoyage Japanese
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 ja (SILEthnologue) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Japanese Language name in English
Language name 日本語 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 Q5287 - item has currently the following values:
  • en label = Japanese
  • native label (P1705) = 日本語
  • instance/subclass (P31/P279) = language / Japonic languages, Sino-Xenic
  • Wikimedia language code (P424) = ja
  • writing system (P282) = kanji, kana, katakana, hiragana
  • number of speakers (P1098) = 130,000,000±10,000,000

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.
You can optionally list your user name if you're a contributor to the wiki. Add "N" next to your name if you are a native speaker of this language.
Links Links to previous requests, or references to external websites or documents.
Project name ウィキボヤージュ "Wikivoyage" in your language
Project namespace ウィキボヤージュ usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace ウィキボヤージュ・トーク "Wikivoyage talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads yes Files should be uploaded to Commons, but if you want, you can enable local file uploading.
Notes: (1) files on Commons can be used on all wikis; (2) this setting can be changed afterwards; (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 File:Wikivoyage-logo-ja.svg 135x135 PNG derivative from a decent SVG image (instructions)
Default project timezone UTC "Continent/City", e.g. "Europe/Brussels" or "America/Mexico City" (see list of valid timezones)
Additional namespaces For example for a Wikisource which would need "Page", "Page talk", "Index", "Index talk"
Additional settings Please import all articles from dump of Japanese Wikitravel with Extension:MappingStatus. Anything else that should be set
submit maniphest task (includes everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings)


Japanese Wikivoyage start [[1]] request. 06:33, 28 November 2015 (UTC)

Japanese language the wikitravel domain start you wiki Requests_for_new_languages#Wikivoyage. 15:05, 5 December 2015 (UTC)

Application blind forever truly is Whether how things? Namemiso 15:54, 17 July 2016 (UTC)