Tell us about North Frisian Wikipedia
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North Frisian (Nordfriisk) frr
- Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
- ~ 3
- Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
- Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
- Germany and Netherlands
- How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
- not yet
- Do you have special contacts with other Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
- yes, we adopted the organization of different dialects within one WP from als:
- Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
- yes, from de: in first place
Organization and support
- 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
- 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.?
- not yet, editing-trainings could be helpful
- 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?
- there's no limitation, but the region is in the focus
- Did your edition enjoy text donations, for example from older encyclopedias?
- Is there a generally accepted norm about your language (spelling, dictionary, pronunciation)?
- yes, but there is no standard North Frisian, there are ~ 4 lively dialects
- How do you deal with different spellings, dialects etc. (like B.E. lift and A.E. elevator)?
- articles can be written in any dialect, some articles are present in several dialects, e.g. frr:Nordfrasch
- Main/Front page of your Wikipedia: http://frr.wikipedia.org