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Add monolingual language code syc
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Description

Please add the language code syc to the list of language codes supported for monolingual text values.

Usage example: Mani (Q203922) <nickname (P1449)> Mar Mani hayya <language (P2439)> syc

More info on https://www.ethnologue.com/language/syc:
– Language code: syc
– Language name in English: Syriac
– Used script: Syriac script (Syrc: [http://scriptsource.org/cms/scripts/page.php?item_id=script_detail&key=Syrc)
– Where and when the language was used: Was used in Turkey, Iraq, and Syria. Became extinct in the 10th to 12th centuries. Still used, but rarely, as a secular literary language among followers of the churches listed.
– Wikidata item: Syriac (Q33538)

Event Timeline

Nojhan created this task.May 5 2017, 11:38 AM
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Ok from language committee?

Lydia_Pintscher triaged this task as Normal priority.Jun 11 2017, 5:22 PM

This is a language to be written in its original script. Clearly entitled to be used in Wikidata.
Thanks,

GerardM

Change 505473 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mbch331; owner: Mbch331):
[mediawiki/extensions/Wikibase@master] Add monolingual languages abq (T155367), syc (T164580), el-CY (T198674)

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/505473

Change 505473 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/Wikibase@master] Add monolingual languages abq (T155367), syc (T164580), el-cy (T198674)

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/505473