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A welcome in preparation for your first few edits, hope to see you and Lingala gaining status on wiktionary in time to come. (Sorry for the impersonal template :). Conrad.Irwin 13:20, 17 December 2007 (UTC)


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Again, welcome! Conrad.Irwin 13:20, 17 December 2007 (UTC)


Do read WT:ELE

Definition lines do start with #, not *

The {{defn|Lingala}} template is a marker that the definition appears to be missing (no # line!) Robert Ullmann 13:52, 17 December 2007 (UTC)

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Hi Rp2, after further discussion with User:Robert Ullmann I have converted all uses (I found) of 'lin' to 'ln', and it seems that 'ln' should be used in future, sorry for the inconvenience. Conrad.Irwin 19:22, 18 December 2007 (UTC)

took the liberty of editing the previous Robert Ullmann 00:21, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
Yes, please I am sorry for the code confusion; I added the "lin" code template because it was missing, but then used it in examples when I shouldn't have, but rather ln ... Robert Ullmann 00:00, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
note that there is a Lingala wiktionary. I am workin on an African languages project; and would like you to participate. Robert Ullmann 00:21, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
Yesterday I found two online Lingala pocket dictionaries elsewhere, and added them as links. I have added Lingala words, using them as reference, and I will continue to do so when I have time, but I can't promise to make a very thorough contribution. Rp2 09:25, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
I am also interested in software to aid with consistency (e.g. between the lemaas on and, maybe there is something in that area already? Rp2 09:25, 19 December 2007 (UTC)
We have a couple of things, they haven't been used specifically for Lingala yet. There is automation to add the iwikis, and to add enries here when there is a translation here and an entry there. I also have a few programs that generate reports. When I have a bit of time I'll look at them again. Robert Ullmann 10:01, 20 December 2007 (UTC)

I am still making up "policies" as I go, but now I document them. Rp2 14:13, 23 December 2007 (UTC)


Hi there, just to note that I left an input request for About Lingala on the Beer parlour (if anyone can help, then hopefully they will see it there :). And have you had a look at Appendix:Lingala Swadesh list - for some basic words to include ideas?

Hope you are happily asleep by now :p Conrad.Irwin 01:17, 23 December 2007 (UTC)


Hi Rp2. Sorry I've only noticed the discussion at Wiktionary:About Lingala now. I'm mostly contributing on where you can see fr:Catégorie:lingala, and on I'll answer on that Wiktionary:About page. --Moyogo 01:05, 26 April 2011 (UTC)

I stopped contributing when I concluded that the vowels e and ɛ, and o and ɔ, should always be distinguished, and I don't master the language well enough to do that correctly. Rp2 (talk) 17:48, 19 April 2012 (UTC)