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These are the candidates for Translation of the week.
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Two-thirds majority in favour (group 1)

  • (Except those who have only the vote of nomination, see group 5).
  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes), second those with less negative votes and thirdly in order of nomination.



6 (=6-0)


5 (=5-0)


4 (=4-0)


4 (=5-1)

en:TopiEdit

(Net support = 4; Against = 16.667%) (Group 1)

The topi (Damaliscus lunatus jimela) is a highly social and fast antelope subspecies of the common tsessebe, a species which belongs to the genus Damaliscus. They are found in the savannas, semi-deserts, and floodplains of sub-Saharan Africa.

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 03:31, 28 November 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 11:28, 29 November 2019 (UTC)
  3. Long, but encyclopedic. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 02:37, 2 December 2019 (UTC)
  4. Very nice. No need to translate all of it. -- Deryni (talk) 18:19, 3 December 2019 (UTC)
  5. -- Erebuss (talk) 08:19, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. Not easy to translate --Sewepb (talk) 11:05, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

  Comment



3 (=3-0)


3 (=4-1)


3 (=5-2)

en:The Three Sisters (Alberta)Edit

(Net support = 3; Against = 28.571%) (Group 1)

The Three Sisters are a trio of peaks near Canmore, Alberta, Canada. They are known individually as Big Sister, Middle Sister and Little Sister.

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:55, 1 August 2019 (UTC)
  2. -- Erebuss (talk) 06:40, 1 August 2019 (UTC)
  3. --Uruk (talk) 10:05, 6 August 2019 (UTC)
  4. --Sewepb (talk) 16:08, 7 September 2019 (UTC)
  5. --Gotanda (talk) 10:19, 11 October 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. Really too much short. --Holapaco77 (talk) 20:20, 4 August 2019 (UTC)
  2. Needs expand. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 01:08, 7 August 2019 (UTC)

  Comment "Ideal candidates shall be short and easy to translate."--Uruk (talk) 08:45, 29 August 2019 (UTC)

en:Indiana Dunes National ParkEdit

(Net support = 3; Against = 28.571%) (Group 1)

Indiana Dunes National Park is a United States National Park located in Northwestern Indiana, managed by the National Park Service. It was authorized by Congress in 1966 as the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the name by which it was known until it was designated the nation's newest and 61st national park on February 15, 2019. The park runs for nearly 25 miles (40 km) along the southern shore of Lake Michigan; it contains approximately 15,000 acres (6,100 ha). Its visitors center is in Porter, Indiana. Located in the park are sand dune, wetland, prairie, river, and forest ecosystems.

  Support

  1. The newest US national park --Holapaco77 (talk) 11:20, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
  2. -- Uruk (talk) 15:39, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
  3. Long, but interesting and good refs. Deryni (talk) 10:12, 25 August 2019 (UTC)
  4. --Shizhao (talk) 01:18, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  5. -- Erebuss (talk) 14:28, 1 September 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. "Ideal candidates shall be short and easy to translate." --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 00:35, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
  2. Too long for easy translation. --Sewepb (talk) 09:39, 6 September 2019 (UTC)

  Comment


en:History of chocolate in SpainEdit

(Net support = 3; Against = 28.571%) (Group 1)

The history of chocolate in Spain is part of the culinary history of Spain as understood since the 16th century, when the colonization of the Americas began and the cocoa plant was discovered in regions of Mesoamerica, until the present. After the conquest of Mexico, cocoa as a commodity travelled by boat from the port of Nueva España to the Spanish coast. The first such voyage to Europe occurred at an unknown date in the 1520s. However it was only in the 17th century that regular trade began from the port of Veracruz, opening a maritime trade route that would supply the new demand from Spain, and later from other European countries.

  Support

  1. Zquid (talk) 12:02, 20 October 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 12:16, 20 October 2019 (UTC)
  3. I don't quite like the This article draws heavily on the corresponding article in the Spanish-language Wikipedia citation (which could indicate need of {{translated page}}), but the article itself is sweet :-) --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 08:58, 23 October 2019 (UTC)
  4. Long, but sweet. --Deryni (talk) 21:26, 19 November 2019 (UTC)
  5. -- Erebuss (talk) 08:20, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. --Holapaco77 (talk) 17:34, 25 October 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Sewepb (talk) 08:15, 26 October 2019 (UTC)

  Comment

  • Clearly an article of encyclopedic nature. Although a little long, an alternative for the translator is to translate the introduction. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Zquid (talk) 12:02, 20 October 2019 (UTC) - - - No, the comment was made by Uruk, 12:18, 20 October 2019 (UTC) [1]. But I agree that the article might is a little long and translators can choose to translate the introduction. // Zquid (talk) 12:44, 23 October 2019 (UTC)
  • Featured article from Spanish Wikipedia. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 09:01, 23 October 2019 (UTC)

3 (=6-3)


2 (=2-0)


2 (=3-1)

Between 2/3 and 50% support (group 2)

  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes) and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has the number of oppose votes is 1/3 or more of that of total votes for two months, it will be removed from the list (rule 3).



2 (=4-2)

en:Earliest known life formsEdit

(Net support = 2; Against = 33.333%) (Group 2) (No votes from 7 days)

The earliest known life forms on Earth are fossilized microorganisms found in hydrothermal vent precipitates. The earliest time that life forms first appeared on Earth is at least 3.7 billion years ago or even 4.5 billion years; not long after the oceans formed. The earliest direct evidence of life on Earth are microfossils of microorganisms permineralized in 3.4-billion-year-old Australian Pilbara Craton rocks.

  Support

  1. --Uruk (talk) 13:39, 20 November 2019 (UTC)
  2. A very nice article to have in our Wps. -- Deryni (talk) 04:51, 21 November 2019 (UTC)
  3. --Shizhao (talk) 14:09, 21 November 2019 (UTC)
  4. -- Erebuss (talk) 08:21, 4 December 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. Interesting, but not easy to translate. --Sewepb (talk) 17:27, 24 November 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 10:22, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

  Comment



2 (=5-3)



1 (=2-1)


1 (=3-2)


1 (=4-3)



1 (=5-4)


Equal oppose and support, and a minimum of 2 positive votes (group 3)

  • Sorted first by the net support and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has an equal number of opposing votes and supporting votes for one month, it will be removed from the list (rule 2).
  • (With a minimum of 2 positive votes, of course. Candidates with 1-1 stay in group 5, to prevent unjust removals.)



0 (4-4)



0 (=2-2)



Less than 50% support (group 4)

  • Sorted first by the net support (number of support votes minus number of oppose votes) and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has more opposing votes than supporting ones for two weeks, it will be removed from the list (rule 1).



New candidates (group 5)

  • With only 1 positive vote. (Regardless of whether they receive a negative vote or more.)
  • Sorted first by the net support and second in order of nomination.
  • If a candidate has no vote after two weeks, it will be removed from the list (rule 4).

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en:Mosquito-borne diseaseEdit

(Net support = 0; Against = 50%) (Group 3) (No votes from 13 days)

Mosquito-borne diseases or mosquito-borne illnesses are diseases caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites transmitted by mosquitoes. They can transmit disease without being affected themselves. Nearly 700 million people get a mosquito-borne illness each year resulting in over one million deaths.

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 03:18, 28 November 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Uruk (talk) 11:26, 29 November 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. Too long. --Sewepb (talk) 10:59, 1 December 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 02:36, 2 December 2019 (UTC)

  Comment


en:Human anusEdit

(Net support = -1; Against = 66.667%) (Group 5) (No votes from 13 days)

The human anus is the external opening of the rectum. Two sphincters control the exit of feces from the body during an act of defecation, which is the primary function of the anus. These are the internal anal sphincter and the external anal sphincter, which are circular muscles that normally maintain constriction of the orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning. The inner sphincter is involuntary and the outer is voluntary. It is located behind the perineum which is located behind the vagina or scrotum.

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 03:19, 28 November 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. Not easy to translate --Sewepb (talk) 11:01, 1 December 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 02:33, 2 December 2019 (UTC)

  Comment


en:CriaEdit

(Net support = -1; Against = 60%) (Group 4) (No votes from 10 days)

A cria (pronounced /kriː.ə/) is a juvenile llama, alpaca, vicuña, or guanaco

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 03:30, 28 November 2019 (UTC)
  2. --Sewepb (talk) 11:03, 1 December 2019 (UTC)

  Oppose

  1. --Uruk (talk) 18:00, 29 November 2019 (UTC) The english article is wrong. In Spanish "cria" means the offspring or pup of any animal, it is incorrect to say it is only used for llama, alpaca, vicuña or guanaco. (See Cria in Wiktionary )
  2. This should be discussed, and solved in the article, before becoming TOW. -- Deryni (talk) 16:27, 4 December 2019 (UTC)
  3. Per above. --Super Wang hates PC You hate, too? 09:38, 7 December 2019 (UTC)

  Comment


en:Patanga succinctaEdit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 2 days)

Patanga succincta, the Bombay locust, is a species of locust found in India and southeast Asia. It is usually a solitary insect, and it is only in India that it has exhibited swarming behaviour. The last plague of this locust was in that country between 1901 and 1908 and there have not been any swarms since 1927. It is thought that the behaviour of the insects has altered because of changing practices in agricultural land use.

  Support

  1. DYK in enwp --Shizhao (talk) 01:20, 9 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment


en:Visual Molecular DynamicsEdit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 2 days)

Visual molecular dynamics (VMD) is a molecular modelling and visualization computer program. VMD is developed as mainly a tool to view and analyze the results of molecular dynamics simulations. It also includes tools for working with volumetric data, sequence data, and arbitrary graphics objects. Molecular scenes can be exported to external rendering tools such as POV-Ray, RenderMan, Tachyon, Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML), and many others. Users can run their own Tcl and Python scripts within VMD as it includes embedded Tcl and Python interpreters.

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:22, 9 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment


en:P-siteEdit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 2 days)

The P-site (for peptidyl) is the second binding site for tRNA in the ribosome. The other two sites are the A-site (aminoacyl), which is the first binding site in the ribosome, and the E-site (exit), the third. During protein translation, the P-site holds the tRNA which is linked to the growing polypeptide chain. When a stop codon is reached, the peptidyl-tRNA bond of the tRNA located in the P-site is cleaved releasing the newly synthesized protein

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:23, 9 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment


en:EF-GEdit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 2 days)

EF-G (elongation factor G, historically known as translocase) is a prokaryotic elongation factor involved in protein translation. As a GTPase, EF-G catalyzes the movement (translocation) of transfer RNA (tRNA) and messenger RNA (mRNA) through the ribosome

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 01:24, 9 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment


en:Vessel (structure)Edit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 1 day)

Vessel (TKA) is a structure and landmark which was built as part of the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Construction began in April 2017; it opened on March 15, 2019.

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:50, 10 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment


en:Hudson Yards (neighborhood), ManhattanEdit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 1 day)

Hudson Yards is a neighborhood on the West Side of Midtown Manhattan, bounded roughly by 30th Street in the south, 43rd Street in the north, the West Side Highway in the west, and Eighth Avenue in the east

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:50, 10 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment


en:Thomas HeatherwickEdit

(Net support = 1; Against = 0%) (Group 5) (No votes from 1 day)

Thomas Alexander Heatherwick, CBE RA RDI (born 17 February 1970) is an English designer and the founder of London-based design practice Heatherwick Studio. Since the late 1990s Heatherwick has emerged as one of Britain's most significant designers

  Support

  1. --Shizhao (talk) 02:51, 10 December 2019 (UTC)

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  Comment