Min Nan Wikipedia

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Favicon of Wikipedia Min Nan Wikipedia
Web address zh-min-nan.wikipedia.org
Slogan Chū-iû ê Pek-kho-choân-su (the free encyclopedia)
Commercial? No
Type of site Internet encyclopedia project
Registration Optional
Available in Min Nan
Content license CC-BY-SA 3.0
Owner Wikimedia Foundation

The Min Nan Wikipedia (Pe̍h-ōe-jī) Wikipedia Bân-lâm-gú or Holopedia[1] is the Min Nan edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is the second largest Wikipedia in a variety of Chinese, after the Cantonese Wikipedia.[2] Written in Pe̍h-ōe-jī, it mainly uses the Taiwanese dialect.


The Min Nan Wikipedia was founded as an independent project known Holopedia (a reference to Hō-ló-oē, a colloquial name for the Min Nan dialect) by Wikipedians Pektiong and Kaihsu in 2003. A request was then made at the Wikimedia Foundation's Meta-Wiki to create the Wikipedia project for this language.

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Further information: Wikipedia edition codes

At the time of creation there was no ISO 639 code for Min Nan, so the founders decided to use “zh-min-nan” that had been registered as an IETF language tag.[3] Now there is an ISO code for Min Nan, nan, and the domain http://nan.wikipedia.org redirects to http://zh-min-nan.wikipedia.org/.

The Min Nan Wikipedia is one of only two Wikipedia having two hyphens in the code, the other being "be-x-old".

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