Tell us about Neapolitan Wikipedia

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  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
  1. I think that we are ... 2 or 3. Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  2. 3 people, but I'm hardly active. PiRSquared17 (talk) 23:57, 8 May 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
  1. Yes Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
  1. Italy and Switzerland Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
  1. I don't know, but I don't think very often. Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  2. I don't think it has happened. PiRSquared17 (talk) 23:57, 8 May 2013 (UTC)[reply]

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with other Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
  1. Yes, in Italian and italian dialects Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
  1. Yes, from the Italian Wikipedia Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
  1. Neapolitan is mostly spoken in Southern Italy (e.g., Campania). There is a chapter Wikimedia Italia, but I don't think there has been much contact with it. πr2 (t • c) 17:06, 12 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  • 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, training etc.?
  • Do you get feedback from readers?
  • What other encyclopedias exist in your language?


  • Does your edition concentrate on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
  1. Yes, half of the Neapolitan Wikipedia is talking about Italian municipalities. Chelin (talk) 20:06, 5 April 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  2. Definitely. PiRSquared17 (talk) 16:29, 6 October 2013 (UTC)[reply]
  • 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)?

See also[edit]