Tell us about Rusyn Wikipedia

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Rusyn Wikipedia[edit]



  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
    • Contributor is only one sometimes comes 1 or 2.
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
    • Yes
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
    • Ukraine
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
    • Never

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with other Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
    • There were contacts with Slovak, now there is little connection with Ukrainian.
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
    • Articles and translations are very small, translated from Hungarian, English and Ukrainian.

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
    • No
  • Are there work groups in other organizations about Wikipedia?
    • No

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?
    • There are different groups for different language options.
  • Who (else) supports you?
    • No
  • What does the public outreach for your edition look like? Do you have flyers, give lectures, training etc.?
    • No
  • Do you get feedback from readers?
    • No
  • What other encyclopedias exist in your language?
    • There are several


  • Does your edition concentrate on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
    • Articles are stabs and everyone writes what he wants.
  • Did your edition enjoy text donations, for example from older encyclopedias?
    • No.


  • Is there a generally accepted norm about your language (spelling, dictionary, pronunciation)?
    • Rusyn language has a dictionary. They are very differ from one another very much. Very difficult to write Wikipedia, because there are different options.
  • How do you deal with different spellings, dialects etc. (like B.E. lift and A.E. elevator)?
    • Rusyn language has many language versions. It Presov, Lemko, Transcarpathian, boykivkyy, dolynyanskyy, Marmarosky, panonskyy, Hutsul dialects. They have many differences.

See also[edit]