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Moksha Wikipedia[edit]



  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
Daily usually only 1 or 2. Weekly up to 7.--Numulunj pilgae 17:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)
Now it's about the same but getting worse, less contributors visit this wiki frequently--Khazar II 18:18, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
Most of them.--Numulunj pilgae 17:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)
Those who were active recently yes, native speakers--Khazar II 18:18, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
Russia (Mordovia, Moscow, Saint Petersburg), Finland, Germany.--Numulunj pilgae 17:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)
The same, mostly Moscow or Europe I think--Khazar II 18:18, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
Actually never.--Numulunj pilgae 17:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)
Unfo never--Khazar II 18:18, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with another Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
Sure. Komi, Erzya, Silesian, Sakha Wikipedias.--Numulunj pilgae 17:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)
Yes, English, Russian, Silesian, Estonian, Hungarian--Khazar II 18:20, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
I translate a lot from English Wikipedia, rarely from Russian Wikipedia.--Numulunj pilgae 17:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)
Mostly fm English--Khazar II 18:20, 1 March 2010 (UTC)

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
  • Are there work groups in other organizations about Wikipedia?

Your Wikipedia and the linguistic community[edit]

  • Is there a language institution for your language, like an Academy, or a club of people interested in your language? Do you have contact with them?
  • Who (else) supports you?
  • What does the public outreach for your edition look like? Do you have flyers, give lectures, trainings etc.?
  • Do you get feedback from readers?
  • What other encyclopedias exist in your language?


  • Does your edition concentrates on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
  • Did your edition enjoy text donations, for example from older encyclopedias?


  • Is there a generally accepted norm about your language (spelling, dictionary, pronunciation)?
  • How do you deal with different spellings, dialects etc. (like B.E. lift and A.E. elevator)?

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