Ugh. In that case I propose to deny eligibility (and then to get rid of the
Am Mo., 23. Nov. 2020 um 01:10 Uhr schrieb Kimberli Mäkäräinen <
It's just another one of these "these words
don't exist in this language
so we're going to borrow all of them from Russian" projects, which they
even state on their page "Also because all words are not documented in
kamassian, all missing words we loaned from the russian language."
That's not revitalizing a language, it's making a mockery of it. It's also
the MO used in all the other small Finno-Ugric language incubator projects
(or borrowing words from Finnish). Here's another one that he works on (
). The front page is
in Russian except for a few words of Nenets.
The fact that they couldn't wait for even approval does not also bode well.
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*Subject:* [Langcom] Wikipedia Kamassian
Here is an interesting request:
They already created some pages on Incubator:
"The last native speaker of the Kamassian dialect, Klavdiya Plotnikova,
died in 1989. Kamassian was spoken in Russia, north of the Sayan Mountains,
by Kamasins. There is an attempted revival of Kamassian with sligthly less
than 10 people involved" -
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