Tell us about Sindhi Wikipedia

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Sindhi[edit]

Questionnaire[edit]

Contributors[edit]

  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interpret. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
We have 5-8 steady contributors other than that there are many other contributors who contribute at random times.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
Yes, most of the contributions are done by native speakers.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
Our contributions are generally from Sindh province of Pakistan, one contributor is from Canada.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC) Beside this, a small number of contributions is from other countries too.
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
It's very rare that our contributors meet in real life as they live different cities.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with other Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
Yes, we are always in contact with some contributors of Urdu Wikipedia.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
No, we do not translate that much but when we do, we do it from Urdu and English Wikipedias.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
Yes, there is a Wikimedia chapter in our country, Wikimedia Chapter Pakistan. However, it is not active, we have tried many times to be contact with them but no response has come from them.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • 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?
Yes there is an institute for the development of Sindhi language, Sindhi Language Authority. We have a little contact with them, they are not offering any help to us.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Who (else) supports you?
We have been greatly encouraged and supported by Satdeep Gill a member Punjabi Wikimedians User Group. He is also helping us in getting a grant for an awareness session on Wikipedia.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • What does the public outreach for your edition look like? Do you have flyers, give lectures, training etc.?
We have been training people through social media but we don't offer any physical help.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Do you get feedback from readers?
Yes, we get a little feedback from our readers on Wikipedia and social media.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • What other encyclopedias exist in your language?
Encyclopedia Sindhiana is another encyclopedia in our language but it does not allow editing.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

Content[edit]

  • Does your edition concentrate on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
No, our edition does not concentrate on certain topic rather it is general.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • Did your edition enjoy text donations, for example from older encyclopedias?
Yes, we get text donations from Encyclopedia Sindhiana.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

Language[edit]

  • Is there a generally accepted norm about your language (spelling, dictionary, pronunciation)?
Yes, there is.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)
  • How do you deal with different spellings, dialects etc. (like B.E. lift and A.E. elevator)?
We don't feel that much difficulty in such situations.--مھتاب احمد (talk) 11:48, 23 March 2017 (UTC)

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