Requests for new languages/Wiktionary Etruscan

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main page Request for a new language edition: Wiktionary Etruscan
submitted verification final decision
Process-stop.svg This proposal has been rejected.
This decision was taken by the language committee in accordance with the Language proposal policy based on the discussion on this page.

A committee member provided the following comment:

There is no need for a Wiktionary in a language that has been dead for 2,000 years. Etruscan words can still be added to Wiktionaries in other languages, or as lexemes in Wikidata. Closing per #4 in the language proposal policy. Jon Harald Søby (talk) 06:41, 27 September 2019 (UTC)
  • 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
Proposal
Language code ett (SILEthnologue) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Etruscan Language name in English
Language name 𐌓𐌀𐌔𐌍𐌀 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 Q35726 - item has currently the following values:
  • en label = Etruscan
  • native label (P1705) = 𐌓𐌀𐌔𐌍𐌀
  • instance/subclass (P31/P279) = language, dead language, ancient language / Tyrsenian languages
  • Wikimedia language code (P424) = ett
  • writing system (P282) = Etruscan alphabet
  • number of speakers (P1098) = 0


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.
Community
You can optionally list your user name if you are an active contributor to the test 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.
Settings
Project name "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 File:... 135x135 PNG derivative from a decent SVG image (instructions)
Default project timezone Continent/City "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 Anything else that should be set
submit phabricator task (includes everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings)

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.

Proposal[edit]

Etruscan is language that was primarily spoken by the Etruscan civilization in the area of Etruria. It went extinct around AD 180. It's ISO 639-3 code is ett. Although there is not much information concerning the Etruscan language, some vocabulary and a morphology has been found. I understand that some Etruscan words are reconstructed and poorly attested, and certain meanings of words are also doubted. Nevertheless, I think it is still possible to have a Wiktionary version in Etruscan, although chances are not so high (primarily due to lack of vocabulary). All words in the Etruscan wiktionary test have translations at least in English, while some words have translations up to 4 different languages.

Discussion[edit]


The above discussion is preserved as an archive. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.