Tell us about Sundanese Wikipedia

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Sundanese(su) Wikipedia[edit]



  • Wikimedia Statistics can be difficult to interprete. What is your impression, how many steady contributors do you have?
3 to 5 --Irwangatot 19:38, 28 August 2008 (UTC)
  • Are your contributors mostly native speakers?
yes --Irwangatot 19:38, 28 August 2008 (UTC)
  • Where do your contributors live (regions/country)?
Most contributors live in Indonesia
  • How common is it that your contributors meet in real life?
Less than once per month --Kandar 14:28, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

Other Wikipedias[edit]

  • Do you have special contacts with another Wikipedias (maybe in related languages)?
Indonesian, Javanese
  • Do you translate a lot from other Wikipedias? Which ones?
English, Indonesian

Organization and support[edit]

  • Is there a Wikimedia chapter in your country? How does your language relate to it?
Yes, the Wikimedia Indonesia (WMID). Some of our contributors are co-founder of the chapter. --Kandar 14:32, 20 October 2009 (UTC)
  • Are there work groups in other organizations about Wikipedia?
Yes, informal ones. --Kandar 14:32, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

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, not yet
  • Who (else) supports you?
  • How looks your public outreach for your edition? Do you have flyers, give lectures, trainings etc.?
I gave training/presentations about Wikipedia and it's sister projects. --Kandar 14:49, 20 October 2009 (UTC)
  • Do you get feedback from readers?
  • What other encyclopedias exist in your language?
A few small encyclopedias related to regions or certain topics. --Kandar 14:49, 20 October 2009 (UTC)


  • Does your edition concentrates on certain topics, like your region and language, or Latin Wikipedia on Roman history and Christianity?
Every contributor have interest related to their own competencies, but contribute to almost any topics. --Kandar 14:56, 20 October 2009 (UTC)
  • Did your edition enjoy text donations, for example from older encyclopedias?


  • Is there a generally accepted norm about your language (spelling, dictionary, pronunciation)?
Yes, we have dictionaries and some linguistic books. --Kandar 14:44, 20 October 2009 (UTC)
  • How do you deal with different spellings, dialects etc. (like B.E. lift and A.E. elevator)?
We treat it as synonims, one can substitute each other. --Kandar 14:44, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

See also[edit]