Requests for new languages/Wiktionary Mon

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submitted verification final decision

This proposal has been approved.
The Board of Trustees and language committee have deemed that there is sufficient grounds and community to create the new language project.

A committee member provided the following comment:

  • 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 mnw (SILGlottolog) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Mon Language name in English
Language name ဘာသာမန် 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 Q13349 - 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 LTR 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 ဝိက်ရှေန်နရဳ "Wiktionary" in your language
Project namespace ဝိက်ရှေန်နရဳ usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace ဝိက်ရှေန်နရဳ_ဓရီုကျာ "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:Wiktionary-logo-mnw.svg This needs to be an SVG image (instructions for logo creation).
Default project timezone Asia/Yangon "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.


Let me request for a Mon Wiktionary, seeing that the project already exists on Incubator. The Mon language is the native language of the Mon people. The majority of Mon speakers live in Southern Burma (Myanmar), especially Mon State, followed by Tanintharyi Region and Kayin State. It is also spoken in pockets of Thailand. As we have an experience on creation of the Mon Wikipedia, and with a vibrant community to boot, I think that the Mon Wiktionary is very much feasible. Htawmonzel (talk) 05:57, 26 June 2020 (UTC)[reply]


  1. Support--ჯეო (talk) 12:57, 20 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]


Dear contributors, as the language committee intends to approve the creation of Mon Wiktionary, please check and complete the wiki settings as indicated at the top of the page (like "Project talk" namespace name or the logo). I'm pinging the current contributors User:ဆီမန်ဇေတ်, User:Aue Nai, User:မာံခန္တဳဆာန်, User:Ninjastrikers, User:Ramonnya Jay, User:ဝိညာဏ်ထဝ်, User:Htawmonzel, User:မာံတောအ်, User:မာံကခ, User:သိုက်လွဳ, User:咽頭べさ, but please discuss the settings in the whole community on Incubator, if necessary. --MF-W 14:09, 20 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Thank, The Language Committee, the wiki settings are checked and everything is ok. Best regards, Htawmonzel (talk) 15:55, 20 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Hello@MF-Warburg:,I'll give you information for setting up the Wiktionary logo Mon language.
  • A logo for the Mon people and Simple Mon language Wiktionaries=
    • Proposed logo for Mon language Wiktionary, with the left page slightly blurred=

What's going on here now? --MF-W 16:17, 21 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]

Hello@MF-Warburg:, User မာံခန္တဳဆာန်,He is harassments here, he repeatedly deleted our discussion. I have warned him here, he refused to listen, he would repeatedly transgress Thanks.--咽頭べさ (talk) 03:14, 22 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]
The settings are checked and completed. Thank you. NinjaStrikers «» 03:57, 22 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you all. Phabricator task is filed. --MF-W 17:53, 1 March 2021 (UTC)[reply]