User:SPQRobin/languages

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    This is a place for me to try to understand the varieties of a certain language or language family, along with their wikis.

    Arabic[edit | edit source]

    Arabic Dialects.svg

    ar: - Standard Arabic (MW locale; Arabic)

    Language Wiki MediaWiki
    Algerian Arabic Wp/arq (mixed Latin/Arabic) on TWN (Latin)
    Algerian Saharan Arabic Wp/aao
    Baharna Arabic Wp/abv
    Chadian Arabic Wp/shu
    Cypriot Arabic Wp/acy
    Dhofari Arabic Wp/adf
    Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic Wp/avl
    Egyptian Arabic arz: (Arabic) yes (Arabic)
    Gulf Arabic Wp/afb
    Hadrami Arabic Wp/ayh
    Hijazi Arabic Wp/acw
    Libyan Arabic Wp/ayl (some pages; Arabic) no support
    Mesopotamian Arabic Wp/acm
    Moroccan Arabic ary: yes (Latin)
    Najdi Arabic Wp/ars
    North Levantine Arabic Wp/apc
    North Mesopotamian Arabic Wp/ayp
    Omani Arabic Wp/acx
    Saidi Arabic Wp/aec
    Sanaani Arabic Wp/ayn
    Shihhi Arabic Wp/ssh
    South Levantine Arabic Wp/ajp
    Standard Arabic arb -> ar:
    Sudanese Arabic Wp/apd
    Sudanese Creole Arabic Wp/pga
    Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic Wp/acq
    Tajiki Arabic Wp/abh
    Tunisian Arabic Wp/aeb (Latin) only TWN (aeb enabled; no localisation)
    Uzbeki Arabic Wp/auz



    Berber[edit | edit source]

    The colored areas of modern-day North Africa indicate where 90% or more of the local populations speak a variety of the Berber language as a sole or a primary language

    wp/ber -> a standardised form ("ber" is collective, not a macrolanguage!)

    Language Wiki MediaWiki Narayam
      Shilha wp/shi (mainly Latin; also Tifinagh) Latin messages file; conversion script Latin/Tifinagh Latin -> Tifinagh
      Central Atlas wp/tzm
      Riff wp/rif (mainly Latin) Latin messages file; needs conversion Latin -> Tifinagh
      oasis groups
      Shenwa wp/cnu
      Kabyle kabwiki Latin messages file
      Shawiya wp/shy
      Tuareg (macrolanguage) wp/tmh


    Quechua[edit | edit source]

    Quechua (with country names).svg
    • Quechua I or Quechua B or Central Quechua or Waywash, spoken in Peru's central highlands and coast.
    • Quechua II or Quechua A or Peripheral Quechua or Wanp'una, divided into
      • Yungay Quechua or Quechua II A, spoken in the northern mountains of Peru; the most widely spoken dialect is Cajamarca.
      • Northern Quechua or Quechua II B, spoken in Ecuador (Kichwa), northern Peru, and Colombia (Inga Kichwa) --> wp/qug
      • Southern Quechua or Quechua II C, spoken in Bolivia, southern Peru, Chile, and Argentina. -> qu.wikipedia.org


    Kurdish[edit | edit source]

    Kurdish-inhabited area by CIA (1992).jpg

    Kurdish has three standardized versions:

    Northern (>3/4 of speakers) = Kurmanji (ku.wikipedia.org, also used for other varieties) Turkey, Syria and northern parts of Kurdish-speaking Iraq & Iran mainly Latin script, also Arabic
    Central = Sorani (ckb.wikipedia.org) west Iran and much of Iraqi Kurdistan Perso-Arabic script
    Southern = Kermanshahi (wp/sdh) Kermanshah province of Iran Arabic script
    Laki (wp/lki) often grouped under Southern

    See also meta:Proposals_for_closing_projects/Closure_of_Kurdish_2_Wikipedia

    Zaza–Gorani languages[edit | edit source]

    Many speakers of the Zaza–Gorani languages, particularly including Zazaki, Dimli, Gorani and Shabaki actually consider themselves as Kurds despite separate classification by various texts.

    Indonesia[edit | edit source]

    --> http://langconf2012.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Projects

    Largest Languages in Indonesia (http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=IDJ)
    (Figures indicate numbers of native speakers except for the national language, Indonesian)

    Language Number (millions) Wiki
    Indonesian/Malay 210 id:, ms:
    Javanese 84.3 jv:
    Sundanese 34.0 su:
    Madurese 13.6 mad
    Minangkabau 5.5 min
    Musi 3.9 Wp/mui
    Buginese 3.5 bug:
    Banjarese 3.5 bjn:
    Acehnese 3.5 ace:
    Balinese 3.3 Wp/ban
    Betawi 2.7 Wp/bew
    Sasak 2.1 Wp/sas
    Batak Toba 2.0 Wp/bbc
    Makassarese 1.6 Wp/mak
    Batak Dairi 1.2 Wp/btd
    Batak Simalungun 1.2 Wp/bts
    Batak Mandailing 1.1 Wp/btm
    Jambi Malay 1.0 Wp/jax
    Bolaang Mongondow 0.9 Wp/mog
    Gorontalo 0.9 Wp/gor
    Ngaju Dayak 0.9 Wp/nij
    Lampung Api 0.8 Wp/ljp
    Nias 0.8 Wp/nia
    Batak Angkola 0.7 Wp/akb
    North Moluccan Malay 0.7 Wp/max
    Southern Min Chinese (Hokkien and Teochew) 0.7 nan:?
    Chinese (Hakka) 0.6 hak:
    Batak Karo 0.6 Wp/btx
    Uab Meto 0.6 Wp/aoz
    Bima 0.5 Wp/bhp
    Manggarai 0.5 Wp/mqy
    Torajan-Sa'dan 0.5 Wp/sda
    Komering 0.5 Wp/kge
    Tetum 0.4 tet:
    Rejang 0.4 Wp/rej
    Muna 0.3 Wp/mnb
    Basa Semawa 0.3 Wp/smw
    Bangka 0.3 Wp/mfb
    Osing 0.3 Wp/osi
    Gayo 0.3 Wp/gay
    Bungku–Tolaki 0.3
    Lewotobi 0.3
    Tae' 0.3
    Ambonese Malay 0.2

    India[edit | edit source]

    official languages
    wp wt wb wn wq wy
    anp anp anp anp anp anp
    as as as as as as
    bho bho bho bho bho bho
    bn bn bn bn bn bn
    brx brx brx brx brx brx
    dgo dgo dgo dgo dgo dgo
    dty dty dty dty dty dty
    gom gom gom gom gom gom
    grt grt grt grt grt grt
    gu gu gu gu gu gu
    gvr gvr gvr gvr gvr gvr
    hi hi hi hi hi hi
    hif hif hif hif hif hif
    hne hne hne hne hne hne
    hoc hoc hoc hoc hoc hoc
    kha kha kha kha kha kha
    khr khr khr khr khr khr
    kn kn kn kn kn kn
    kru kru kru kru kru kru
    ks ks ks ks ks ks
    kyw kyw kyw kyw kyw kyw
    lep lep lep lep lep lep
    lif lif lif lif lif lif
    lus lus lus lus lus lus
    mag mag mag mag mag mag
    mai mai mai mai mai mai
    mgp mgp mgp mgp mgp mgp
    ml ml ml ml ml ml
    mni mni mni mni mni mni
    mr mr mr mr mr mr
    ne ne ne ne ne ne
    new new new new new new
    or or or or or or
    pa pa pa pa pa pa
    pnb pnb pnb pnb pnb pnb
    rkt rkt rkt rkt rkt rkt
    sa sa sa sa sa sa
    sat sat sat sat sat sat
    sck sck sck sck sck sck
    sd sd sd sd sd sd
    sip sip sip sip sip sip
    suz suz suz suz suz suz
    ta ta ta ta ta ta
    taj taj taj taj taj taj
    te te te te te te
    trp trp trp trp trp trp
    unr unr unr unr unr unr
    ur ur ur ur ur ur
    xsr xsr xsr xsr xsr xsr
    Major unofficial languages
    wp wt wb wn wq wy
    adi adi adi adi adi adi
    ahr ahr ahr ahr ahr ahr
    awa awa awa awa awa awa
    bfq bfq bfq bfq bfq bfq
    bfy bfy bfy bfy bfy bfy
    bgc bgc bgc bgc bgc bgc
    bgq bgq bgq bgq bgq bgq
    bhb bhb bhb bhb bhb bhb
    bns bns bns bns bns bns
    dhd dhd dhd dhd dhd dhd
    dis dis dis dis dis dis
    gbm gbm gbm gbm gbm gbm
    gju gju gju gju gju gju
    gon gon gon gon gon gon
    hlb hlb hlb hlb hlb hlb
    hoj hoj hoj hoj hoj hoj
    kfa kfa kfa kfa kfa kfa
    kfb kfb kfb kfb kfb kfb
    kff kff kff kff kff kff
    kfq kfq kfq kfq kfq kfq
    kfy kfy kfy kfy kfy kfy
    kxv kxv kxv kxv kxv kxv
    lbj lbj lbj lbj lbj lbj
    lmn lmn lmn lmn lmn lmn
    mjw mjw mjw mjw mjw mjw
    mtr mtr mtr mtr mtr mtr
    mup mup mup mup mup mup
    nbe nbe nbe nbe nbe nbe
    njh njh njh njh njh njh
    njm njm njm njm njm njm
    nmf nmf nmf nmf nmf nmf
    noe noe noe noe noe noe
    nsm nsm nsm nsm nsm nsm
    raj raj raj raj raj raj
    rwr rwr rwr rwr rwr rwr
    sjp sjp sjp sjp sjp sjp
    srb srb srb srb srb srb
    tcy tcy tcy tcy tcy tcy
    tcz tcz tcz tcz tcz tcz
    uki uki uki uki uki uki
    vah vah vah vah vah vah
    wbr wbr wbr wbr wbr wbr
    xnr xnr xnr xnr xnr xnr