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Submission no. 018
Title of the submission
Let's increase the visibility of minority languages in the Wiktionary / Améliorons la visibilité des langues minoritaires sur le Wiktionnaire
Type of submission (lecture, panel, tutorial/workshop, roundtable discussion, lightning talk, birds of a feather discussion)
Author of the submission
Benoît Prieur, Pamputt
Language of presentation
English, français
E-mail address


Benoît Prieur, Pamputt
Country of origin
Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Personal homepage or blog
Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
During this workshop, some tools allowing to contribute easily to the French Wiktionary will be presented to the attendees. It will allow them to add new words or to improve already existing words in the Wiktionary. Other information, such as synonyms, pronunciation, related vocabularies, ... may also be added. A special focus will be on minority languages that are currently under-represented on the Wiktionary projects. The advantage of the Wiktionary projects on the preservation and development of such languages may be also discussed.
Au cours de cet atelier, quelques outils permettant de contribuer facilement au Wiktionnaire francophone seront présentés aux participants. Ça leur permettra d'ajouter de nouveaux mots ou d'améliorer des mots déjà présent sur le Wiktionnaire. D'autres informations, tels que les synonymes, la prononciation, le vocabulaire apparenté, ... pourront également être ajoutées. L'atelier sera orienté sur les langues minoritaires qui sont acutellement sous-représentées sur les différentes versions linguistiques du Wiktionnaire. L'avantage du Wiktionnaire pour la préservation et le développement de ces langues pourra également être discuté.
What will attendees take away from this session?
Attendees will know how to contribute to the Wiktionnary.
It will allow them to continue to contribute after the end of the workshop
Les participants sauront comment contribuer au Wiktionnaire
Cela leur permettra de continuer à contribuer même après la fin de l'atelier
Theme of presentation
  • Sister Projects
For workshops and discussions, what level is the intended audience?
Any level is welcomed.
Length of session (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
1 hours
Will you attend WikiIndaba if your submission is not accepted?
not sure
Slides or further information (optional)
Special requests
Is this Submission a Draft or Final? Final

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