User talk:Ekirahardian

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Again, welcome to Wiktionary! KevinUp (talk) 18:09, 19 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]



Japanese kyūjitai is not considered the main form, it's shinjitai. Kyūjitai should be simple soft redirects, without "see also", etymology sections, etc. That way the contents are not duplicated and are kept consistent. --Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 13:54, 2 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Also, be sure to only create kyūjitai terms that are attestable in historical literature. Some terms before 1947 may have non-standard orthography. A good place to look at the orthography of kyūjitai terms would be the Constitution of Japan (w:ja:s:日本國憲法) and the Meiji Constitution (w:ja:s:大日本帝國憲法). KevinUp (talk) 18:09, 19 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Korean and Vietnamese compounds[edit]

Thank you very much for adding Korean and Vietnamese compounds, as well as Sino-Xenic descendants. If you have the time, there are about 1000 entries here which has the old {{vi-hantu}} template that needs to be updated to {{vi-noun|sc=Hani}}, {{vi-verb|sc=Hani}}, etc. Thank you very much, and have a good weekend. KevinUp (talk) 18:09, 19 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Update: Conversion of {{vi-hantu}} template to {{vi-noun|sc=Hani}} etc. has been  Done. KevinUp (talk) 06:50, 20 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I think you might be interested in this: Category:Sino-Vietnamese words with uncreated Han etymology. Note that some entries such as Bạch Mã Hoàng Tử are sum of parts that don't need Han character entries. Thank you for your contributions so far! KevinUp (talk) 13:30, 7 February 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Descendants of Wasei-kango (和製漢語) are to be listed in the Japanese section, not the Chinese section. See 目的#Japanese and 積極#Japanese for example. KevinUp (talk) 20:02, 27 January 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi. You might want to check the following (when you have the time, of course). Some of these were added by other editors.

Also, take a look at 目的語目的语 (mùdìyǔ). Even though it has Japanese and Korean forms, those terms are not Sino-Xenic descendants, because the Japanese/Korean meanings were derived independently from Chinese, due to 目的#Japanese itself being a wasei-kango. KevinUp (talk) 13:30, 7 February 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Community Insights Survey[edit]

RMaung (WMF) 14:34, 9 September 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Readings from the Nôm foundation or Trần (2004)[edit]

Hello. I would like to point out that Hán-Việt readings obtained from the Nôm foundation are likely to be incorrect, because some of the readings (particularly characters not used in pre-colonial Vietnamese texts) are based on modern Mandarin which has four tones, rather than Late Middle Chinese, which had up to eight tones.

I would also like to point out that readings from Trần (2004) (Giúp đọc Nôm và Hán Việt) may also be unreliable for the same reason. So if you come across a character in the Nôm foundation that only has readings from gdhn, try looking for the same character in other sources, such as:

  1. Nguyễn (2014) [1]
  2. Nguyễn et al. (2009) [2]
  3. Bonet (1899) [3]
  4. Génibrel (1898) [4]
  5. Taberd (1838) [5]

Readings from these dictionaries are much more reliable because they are not based on modern Mandarin. In future, I will propose for entries based on gdhn to be removed unless they can be sourced in other dictionaries that are not based on Mandarin. KevinUp (talk) 02:20, 10 September 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Chu Nom[edit]

Hey- with the Chinese languages, all the words that have a particular character are included in a "Compounds" box on the page of that character. Should have a list of all the Vietnamese words including the character 㗂? Just a thought. --Geographyinitiative (talk) 00:25, 20 September 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

To be honest i don't have an opinion on that, but isn't the list on the page tiếng enough? Ekirahardian (talk) 09:45, 20 September 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I reverted your pronunciations because they look like they are inferred based on the pronunciation of each character. — justin(r)leung (t...) | c=› } 00:53, 29 January 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello, thank you for your contributions! When you add Sino-Korean words like 번화, please use {{ko-noun|hanja=繁華}} to generate complete header lines. Thanks in advance!--Tibidibi (talk) 15:11, 6 March 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Images of the Five Scripts for Sanskrit[edit]

When will images for the Bhaiksuki, Grantha, Modi, Nandinagari and Siddham writing systems be added to Module:Unicode data? --Apisite (talk) 04:38, 9 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hello, thank you for the message, I'll do it but it might take a while since I'm still doing things manually (Type the character one by one in LibreOffice Impress, one character per page -> Save it to PDF -> Convert it to SVG -> Edit it with Inkscape to remove the white background one by one.) and I don't frequently access Wiktionary.
Sincerely Ekirahardian (talk) 09:32, 13 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
You're welcome, don't forget the Ahom script. --Apisite (talk) 07:24, 14 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Regarding Ahom script, some new characters were released in Unicode 14.0.0 and are still not covered by Noto. I'll postpone the glyphs extraction until Noto release the new version of Noto Sans Ahom that cover the new characters. Ekirahardian (talk) 13:42, 14 January 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Accadian cuneiform[edit]

Hi. I added 800 svg files to Module:Unicode data/images/012. However, I just went by the file names on Commons. On the module talk page, I list those U characters that had more than one possible file. You can see where I trimmed the extras in my last edit, (rm. duplicates). If you think I made poor choices for any of those, please feel free to adjust. Thanks. kwami (talk) 22:07, 6 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

BTW, you can do a mass extraction of all the characters in a font to SVG files using the freeware FontForge. There shouldn't be any need for further adjustment (e.g. no white background). I think you can choose either their Unicode values or character names as the names of the SVGs. You can also mass upload them to commons, though I'm not sure how to do that. kwami (talk) 22:10, 6 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Thank you so much for the suggestion! I actually doing it manually on purpose, so I can define the border length and make it so every glyph will have a proportional size compared to each other. I also already found a quicker way to extract the characters using JavaScript plus paged.js instead of LibreOffice Impress, that's why it's now possible to extract about six thousand Tangut characters from Noto fonts. Ekirahardian (talk) 14:09, 7 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Good. I was afraid you might be doing a lot of extra work for no purpose. kwami (talk) 00:58, 8 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Added to Module:Unicode data/images/00A on Wikt-id, so no need to upload. kwami (talk) 21:13, 15 April 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]


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