Requests for new languages/Wikiquote Tajik

main page Request for a new language edition: Wikiquote Tajik
submitted verification final decision
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The language is eligible for a project, which means that the subdomain can be created once there is an active community and a localized interface, as described in the language proposal policy. You can discuss the creation of this language project on this page.

Once the criteria are met, the language committee can proceed with the approval.

If you think the criteria are met, but the project is still waiting for approval, feel free to notify the committee and ask them to consider its approval.

A committee member provided the following comment:

You're off to a good start. Please keep in mind that the contributor base needs to be bigger in order for this project to get final approval. For LangCom: StevenJ81 (talk) 16:03, 14 September 2018 (UTC)
  • The community needs to develop an active test project; it must remain active until approval (automated statistics, recent changes). It is generally considered active if the analysis lists at least three active, not-grayed-out editors listed in the sections for the previous few months.
  • The community needs to complete required MediaWiki interface translations in that language (about localization, translatewiki, check completion).
  • The community needs to discuss and complete the settings table below:
What Value Example / Explanation
Proposal
Language code tg (SILGlottolog) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Tajik Language name in English
Language name Тоҷикӣ Language name in your language. This will appear in the language list on Special:Preferences, in the interwiki sidebar on other wikis, ...
Language Wikidata item Q9260 - item has currently the following values:
  • en label = Tajik
  • native label (P1705) = форсии тоҷикӣ, забони тоҷикӣ, тоҷикӣ, забони форсии тоҷикӣ, toçikī, zaboni toçikī, تاجیکی, زبان تاجیکی
  • instance/subclass (P31/P279) = language, modern language, Persian dialect, official language / Persian, languages of Tajikistan
  • Wikimedia language code (P424) = tg
  • writing system (P282) = Cyrillic, Persian alphabet, Latin script, Tajik alphabet, Hebrew alphabet
  • number of speakers (P1098) = 14,000,000


Item about the language at Wikidata. It would normally include the Wikimedia language code, name of the language, etc. Please complete at Wikidata if needed.
Directionality no indication Is the language written from left to right (LTR) or from right to left (RTL)?
Links Links to previous requests, or references to external websites or documents.
Settings
Project name Викииқтибос "Wikiquote" in your language
Project namespace Викииқтибос usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace Баҳси Викииқтибос "Wikiquote talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads yes Default is "no". Preferably, files should be uploaded to Commons.
If you want, you can enable local file uploading, either by any user ("yes") or by administrators only ("admin").
Notes: (1) This setting can be changed afterwards. The setting can only be "yes" or "admin" at approval if the test creates an Exemption Doctrine Policy (EDP) first. (2) Files on Commons can be used on all Wikis. (3) Uploading fair-use images is not allowed on Commons (more info). (4) Localisation to your language may be insufficient on Commons.
Optional settings
Project logo File:Wikiquote-logo-tg.png This needs to be an SVG image (instructions for logo creation).
Default project timezone Asia/Dushanbe "Continent/City", e.g. "Europe/Brussels" or "America/Mexico City" (see list of valid timezones)
Additional namespaces For example, a Wikisource would need "Page", "Page talk", "Index", "Index talk", "Author", "Author talk".
Additional settings Anything else that should be set
submit phabricator task (includes everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings)


Tajik language official language in Tajikistan and has huge numbers of famous quotation by famous Tajik writers and researchers. Tajik language, is a Persian now native for over 8,5 million and over 110 million people speak in Tajik.

Proposed byEdit

Created and proposed by:   Rumi (N)

Alternative namesEdit

  • Викиситата
  • Викигуфтовард

Arguments in favourEdit

  1. Strong support --CPBig88 (talk) 16:31, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
  2. Strong support There are many active users in Tajik Wikipedia and resources for quote in Tajik language are huge. My best wishes to Tajikistan! PersianRobust (talk) 16:36, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
  3.   Support, An active project with a big number of articles and enthusiastic contributors, including native speakers. BaburKabuli (talk) 16:40, 20 September 2017 (UTC)

Arguments againstEdit

General discussionEdit

  • Comment. The support is fine. But until there is more than one contributor to the project it will not be approved. StevenJ81 (talk) 17:08, 20 September 2017 (UTC)
  • Comment. I would support this request with both hands if you had more pages in the incubator. CerebralZerox (talk) 18:14, 20 September 2017 (UTC)