User:AmazingJus

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Who even am I?[edit]

G'day mate! My real name is Justin King, (formerly Awesomemeeos) but since May 2018, due to evolving to a simpler yet unique username, you can now call me AmazingJus (the bonzer one ay). I'm an Aussie who likes phonology and IPA. EDM and typography are also my knacks for me.

This user is currently working on
English IPA transcriptions, EDM-related terms, fixing noticeable formatting and grammatical areas.

I intend not to make mass fixes in other languages themselves, but trivial ones which are definitely noticeable.

UTC+10 This user's time zone is UTC+10 and observes Daylight Saving Time.


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Languages I know (and how good I am at knowing them)[edit]

Scripts I read (and how good I am at reading them)[edit]

User languages...
en This user is a native speaker of English.
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fr-3 Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau avancé de français.
de-3 Dieser Benutzer hat sehr gute Deutschkenntnisse.
ko-3 이 사용자는 한국어유창하게 할 수 있습니다.
zh-2 該用戶能以中級中文進行交流。
该用户能以中级中文进行交流。
ru-2 Этот участник хорошо знает русский язык.
es-2 Este usuario puede contribuir con un nivel intermedio de español.
cs-1 Tento uživatel má základní znalosti češtiny.
ar-1 هذا المستخدم يعرف مبادئ العربية.‎
ja-1 この利用者は簡単日本語を話します。
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User scripts...
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Latn
This user's native script is the Latin alphabet.
/ʑ/
IPA-3
This user has an advanced understanding of the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Я
Cyrl-3
This user has an advanced understanding of the Cyrillic alphabet.
Ω
Grek-3
This user has an advanced understanding of the Greek alphabet.

Hang-3
This user has an advanced understanding of Hangeul.
ض
Arab-2
This user has an intermediate understanding of the Arabic script.

Hira-1
This user has a basic understanding of Hiragana.

Kana-1
This user has a basic understanding of Katakana.
ש
Hebr-1
This user has a basic understanding of the Hebrew script.

Hani-1
This user has a basic understanding of Hanzi.

Thai-1
This user has a basic understanding of the Thai script.
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Language skills[edit]

  • English—my native language. Kinda a mixture between General and broad Australian English.
  • French—I'm good at translating and reading text; my pronunciation is at least intelligible (according to my French friends), but my conversation skills are a level 1.
  • German—Similar to French, but my conversation skills are better than reading & translating.
  • Korean—I've been to Korea several times, have several friends who try to teach Korean to me. I'm find it quite fun to do, yet I couldn't take it that seriously to get a 3 or a 4.
  • Chinese—Best at Mandarin. Cantonese is so-so. I have perfect pitch so just listening to how the tones are sounded by native speakers, and I'm fine. Main problem is reading the Hànzì (漢字). More about it in the next section. ↓
  • Russian—I was always fascinated by this sophisticated language spoken by at least 150,000,000 native speakers worldwide. I've used Duolingo to study, but eventually gave up due to its sheer complexity.
  • Spanish—It's always a very fun language to learn. A lot of people learn this language, regardless of accent or dialect.
  • Czech—Another good language worth learning. Beware of strč prst skrz krk!
  • Arabic—Read about the cool things that were present in Arabic (i.e. the morphological system, their distinct dialects (more like varieties) and their phonology that is so fun to pronounce).
  • Japanese—Studied with Pimsleur, but that's it. I can only say a few phrases.

Common mistakes[edit]

Usually I bump into these types errors but hopefully others fix 'em!

  • Not formatting the etymologies properly, i.e. not using {{der}}, {{inh}} or {{bor}} templates. Check these revisions for example. The revision on the right is the unformatted one...
  • When header links do not use the templates {{l}} or {{m}}.
  • Languages that especially use different scripts not using {{lang}}.
  • When declensions of word don't use something like {{inflection of}}, {{alternative spelling of}} or {{form of}}
  • Noticeable grammatical errors in English, and if a linguistic conflict or ambiguity occurs I will consult with native speakers.

One example is Special:Contributions/SPUERLYOKO, but I don't know much about Uyghur that I'll let the other fellow Wikipedian veterans to do it.