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en This user is a native speaker of English.
nl Deze gebruiker heeft het Nederlands als moedertaal.
got-2 Sa niutands mag rodjan midjai gutiskai.
de-2 Dieser Benutzer hat fortgeschrittene Deutschkenntnisse.
la-2 Hic usor media latinitate contribuere potest.
nn-1 Denne brukaren kan litt norsk (nynorsk).
no-1 Denne brukeren/brukaren kan litt norsk.
fy-1 It Frysk fan dizze brûker is minimaal.
ang-1 Þes brūcere cann forðian mid grundlicgendre mǣðe Englisces.
chr-1 This user is able to contribute with a basic level of Cherokee. "Tsi-wo'-ni-ha Tsa-la-gi a-le Ka-ne: i-s-di Go-we-la-i"
zh-1 該用戶能以基本中文進行交流。
fi-1 Tämä käyttäjä puhuu suomea vähän.

Name: Brian
Location: Utrecht (Utrecht), Netherlands
Age: 20
Birthday: February 13, 1987
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Study: Computer Science in Utrecht, Netherlands

Also known as...[edit]

Pseudonyms used on Wikipedia and on the web:

  • Harðor
  • Harðor Holtakarl Vilhjálmusson
  • BrahnTelpefin
  • BrianB
  • Corvus
  • 𐍄𐍂𐌹𐍅𐌴𐌼𐌿𐌽𐌸𐍃


After some periods of little activity on various Wikipedias and Wikibooks I finally have completed most of my other tasks, leaving more time for being active on Wikipedia. I already have had some activity on some Wikipedias, so some people might recognise me. Wikipedias where I already have been active include Anglo Saxon, Gothic, Cherokee and English Wikipedias, and the Dutch and English Wikibooks.

On Gothic and Anglo-Saxon, I am, of course, not a native speaker, but I learned the languages quite well (in my opinion) and am still learning. Please contact me if I make (repeated) grammatical mistakes or misspell words, because that way I will learn from it. Otherwise, if you just correct the mistakes, I may never know, and do the same again on other pages.

Other introductions[edit]

From the appropriate language versions of Wikipedia


𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌻𐍃! 𐌹𐌺 𐌹𐌼 Harðor (𐌽𐌰𐌼𐍉: Brian). 𐌹𐌺 𐌹𐌼 𐌳𐌿𐍄𐍃𐌺𐍃 𐍃𐌹𐍀𐍉𐌽𐌴𐌹𐍃 𐌹𐌽 𐍅𐌹𐍃𐍄𐌷𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌿𐌲𐌴𐌹𐌽. 𐌹𐌺 𐌹𐌼 𐌹𐌷ʹ 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐍄𐍂𐌿𐍃.

My Gothic is moderate, I am still learning, so please correct any (grammatical) mistakes and tell me. I am learning Gothic (and other ancient languages) as a hobby.

I created the first article about 𐌱𐌴𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃, father of all Goths, because I think that the first of the Goths deserves the first article in a Gothic encyclopedia.

I am also doing a Dutch wikibook to teach "Gotish" at the moment, although I have not made any progress beyond the alphabet.


Hwæt! Ic eom Harðor (Englisc: Brian). Ic eom Niðerlendisc leornungcniht in Gefrægesearocræft. Ealda sprǣca sind mīn glīw.

My Anglosaxon is moderate... I'm learning it as a hobby (among other ancient languages), so please tell me if I make (grammatical) errors.

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  • AIM : brianvanderbijl
  • ICQ : 294190241
  • XMPP :
  • MSN :
  • Yahoo! : brianvdbijl

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