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