Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Avestan

Avestan WikipediaEdit

See also the second request (rejected)

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Avestan)
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Proposal summary
  • Language details: Avestan (ave ISO 639-3)
  • Editing community: —
    List your user name if you're interested in editing the wiki. Add "N" next to your
    name if you are a native speaker of this language.
  • Relevant pages: —
  • External links:
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    • Long, long extinct language, thought to be the ancient ancestor of some of the modern Iranian languages


  • Support nl:Gebruiker:Boudewijn Idema, 13:10, 19 March 2006 (UTC)
  • Support Keeno 13:36, 16 April 2006 (UTC) A language very important in etymological studies - it is referred to often in Webster's Dictionary, and a crucial language in the ancient world.
  • Support --Taichi - (あ!) 09:51, 20 May 2006 (UTC)
  • Support -- A very important language for those interested in studying *PIE. Jim62sch 21:11, 24 May 2006 (UTC)
  • Support -- This is very useful to learn, becase this is in other words Old Persian. It would be very interesting for Persians to learn their older form of their language Sorriz 02:55, 25 June 2006 (UTC)
  • Strong Support I like this idea. Aeetlrsk 17:55, 2 July 2006 (UTC)


  • Oppose.--Absar 10:42, 31 August 2006 (UTC)
  • Oppose. Wiki's in extinct languages born dead -- Raghav 14:12, 15 October 2006 (UTC)
  • Oppose.--Mustafa Akalp 10:22, 21 November 2006 (UTC)


Neutral Show us a test-wiki, please. Don Alessandro 17:27, 29 November 2006 (UTC)