Celtic Knot Conference 2019/Submissions/EMLex Wiktionary HackFest
|This is an open submission for the Arctic Knot Wikimedia Language Conference 2021.|
- Submission no.
- Title of the submission
EMLex Wiktionary HackFest
- Type of submission (Lightening talk, panel, tutorial/workshop, Presentation)
- Author of the submission
- Language of presentation
- E-mail address
- Country of origin
- Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)
Wikimedia España - Wikimedia Portugal
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- Abstract (up to 300 words to describe your proposal)
Last november was organized the first EMLex Wiktionary HackFest. In it, students of the European Master in Lexicography learned how to edit in Wiktionary. Eneko López de Subijana, user of basque Wiktionary, made an introduction to the project, its objectives and its structure. Then, I made an introduction to the Wiktionary in galician language, and I told the students how to edit in Wiki format. After that, we had a workshop, where 28 people from many countries edited in 11 Wiktionaries about words in 14 languages: Galician, Portuguese, Basque, Italian, English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Armenian, Polish, Indonesian, Hungarian and even Diula. On the self-assessment session there where several interesting proposals, as use the Swadesh list in scholar projects. We'll try to organize the second EMLex Wiktionary HackFest next november.
- What will attendees take away from this session?
Attendees will have the opportunity of learn how to organize an event to spread the Wiktionary project, specially useful in minority languages without a reference dictionary. They could give feedback and help with some problems we had (absence of stylebook, use of corpus, foreign alphabets characters...).
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