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Lithuanian Intertranswiki
Translating content from Lithuanian Wikipedia

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Introduction[edit]

Welcome to WikiProject Intertranswiki Lithuanian, a collaborative effort to improve English Wikipedia by importing and translating content from Lithuanian Wikipedia. The aim of the project is to draw up a full directory of missing content from Lithuanian Wikipedia organised by topic and sub topic as well as to tag existing articles which need major translation from the other language equivalent and begin to work towards creating the articles or improving an existing article. Once the directory is drawn up, the project is intended to work towards starting the missing articles and where possible combine inter-wiki translation with reliable sources elsewhere. Please note that not all content is suitable for transferring and please exercise caution if translating unreferenced material or the subject is controversial. Where possible, translations should be backed by Reliable sources.

Translating and expanding existing articles[edit]

Articles currently tagged as needing translation from Lithuanian Wikipedia as part of WikiProject Intertranswiki are categorised as Category:Articles needing translation from Lithuanian Wikipedia and organized by main topic.

To add a tag to an existing article which you know of that could be expanded from Lithuanian Wikipedia add the following:

{{Expand Lithuanian|topic=|date=}}

The following code is to be applied to categorise an article needing translation in any of the above categories:

  • {{Expand Lithuanian|fa=yes|date=}} for Featured Articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=geo|date=}} for Geographical articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=sport|date=}} for Sports articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=culture|date=}} for Culture articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=hist|date=}} for History articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=sci|date=}} for Science articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=struct|date=}} for Building and structure articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=transport|date=}} for Transport articles
  • {{Expand Lithuanian|topic=gov|date=}} for Government and politics articles

If the article on Lithuanian Wikipedia is worded differently from the English version then the exact article name should be entered into the expand template to enable direct translation. For example, Saint Archangels Monastery would be tagged as follows:

  • {{Expand Lithuanian|Манастир Светих Архангела (Призрен)|topic=struct|date=August 2009}}

Missing article directory[edit]

There are thousands of articles missing that need starting and to be translated from Lithuanian Wikipedia. Missing articles will be listed and organised by main topic and then sub ordered by category or specific topic.

Translation assistance[edit]

Formal project members[edit]