Requests for new languages/Wiktionary Chakma

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This proposal has been rejected.
While this request has technically been rejected, in reality this is a request that has been sitting open or on hold for a long time with little evidence of a community coming together to build a project. If a community comes together in the future and makes a new request, LangCom would consider that new request without prejudice.

A committee member provided the following comment:

Project has been on hold for a year, with no content created. If a community starts creating new content on Incubator, we will be happy to reconsider. For LangCom: StevenJ81 (talk) 16:05, 8 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
  • 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 ccpΒ (SIL,Β Glottolog) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name chakma Language name in English
Language name π‘„Œπ‘„‹π‘„΄π‘„Ÿπ‘„³π‘„¦ 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 Q32952 - 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 𑄃π‘„ͺ𑄃𑄨𑄇𑄨𑄛𑄨𑄔𑄨𑄠 "Wiktionary" in your language
Project namespace usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace "Wiktionary talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads no 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 India/Kolkata "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 would like to add Chakma Language in Wiktionary to translate our Chakma Language. Our Chakma Language are not in the language list in your wiki. Chakma locale is already included in recent Unicode CLDR release- V31 . Now our Chakma language are in developing stage. So please provide us exposure from your kind end to develop our language. 11:36, 8 August 2017 (UTC)Sarojchakma (talk)

Are you asking for a Wiktionary or a Wikipedia? Your comment mentions Wiktionary (a dictionary), but this request is for a Wikipedia (an encyclopedia). Wikipedia is more usual, but a Wiktionary is not a bad first Wiki, in my opinion.--Prosfilaes (talk) 07:33, 10 August 2017 (UTC)[reply]
Wondering if splitting to a Wikipedia one and Wiktionary one is accepted or not? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 08:56, 10 August 2017 (UTC)[reply]
Wikipedia its not an issue. Description of Chakma Language are already there. You can see reference,, I want to add Chakma Language in Wiktionary. So that our Chakma language will developed in next level, hence our Chakma Language are in developing stage. We need platform to develop our Language. Hope Wiki will help for it. Sarojchakma (talk)
@Sarojchakma: So you don't oppose to split requests? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 11:58, 18 August 2017 (UTC)[reply]
@Liuxinyu970226: Yes I am accepting to split Wikipedia and Wiktionary. As my knowledge I think that 2(two) are different thing. Wiktionary is for developing dictionary for a specific language. So I want to add data in Wiktionary. Sarojchakma (talk) 15:41, 18 August 2017 (UTC)[reply]