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Hindi Translation[edit]

Hello Koryakov, I was quite surprised on seeing your message and am intrigued as to why you chose me. Anyway, I am honored and here is the translation of the words you asked in Hindi. I am releasing this work under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5 license. I had not written anything in Hindi since my sophomore year in high school but doing the translations obviously came natural to me. These translations are presented in Khariboli, which is also the standard Hindi. I was born in Lucknow and subsequently spent most of my life there, which is why Khariboli is the dialect i am used to. I have been living in Philadelphia for the past seven years but my Hindi has not been influenced in any way. I do like to point out one thing about the translations for verbs, I have given the translations in action verb form. For instance, the Hindi translation of hear is given as सुनना, which is actually the translation of the act of hearing. Hindi has different representation of verbs depending on the context so this was a necessity. But for most of the verbs, you can just remove the last character to get the exact translation. So hear in I can hear you would be मै तुम्हे सुन सकता हूँ in Hindi. I hope I am clear enough. Please do let me know what project you need these translations for. Best regards — Aksera 21:12, 1 July 2007 (UTC)

Just wanted to make sure that you see my reply. — Aksera 15:24, 2 July 2007 (UTC)

Central Asia[edit]

WikiProject Central Asia has finally been created! If you're interested, please consider joining us. Aelfthrytha 21:56, 4 July 2006 (UTC)

Linguarium - linguistics maps[edit]

Hello, just hoping you are familiar with the contents and subcategories of commons:Category:Linguistic maps. :) cheers, pfctdayelise (talk) 10:42, 14 March 2007 (UTC)

Ilois creole[edit]

There isn't much on Chagos Creole, what I've heard or read is that it was similar to Seychellois.. The big thing is though people from Chagos have adapted(language shift) to Mauritian and Seychellois's a fairly small jump from what I think Ilois creole would sound like.. there are several things we can discern about the creoles from the Indian Ocean, excluding Reunionnais, as a comparison to Mauritian Creole.. mainly a: vocabulary..Mauritian Creole has taken numerous words from Hindi, Tamil, Chinese(some dialects), all the words from basic vocab are derived from French you know: mwa=me twa=you li=he/she zot=them.. if you look at SC you wouldn't see that slight influence on vocabulary.. I believe (not certain)that Seychellois or Chagos has taken some words from African languages that Mauritian hasn't..well several words are still in use by older people in African-descended communities, but they're being taken out of use... that's the main thing I can see the use of words of Bantu-Malagasy origin and the use of a more basilectal(if you looked at it but not technically basilectal) creole as a comparison to MC..Domsta333 11:09, 22 April 2007 (UTC)

Stefan Elders[edit]

Hi, I deleted the Stefan Elders article as a copyright violation. While we do accept images under a creative commons license, all text has to be released under the GFDL. Garion96 (talk) 18:38, 18 May 2007 (UTC)

So, it there any way to loan content from projects such as Linguopedia which use CC license? --Koryakov Yuri 12:39, 21 May 2007 (UTC)

Help with article on russian wikipedia[edit]


An image of a flag has been deleted and I was wondering if you could help me find if there is another image to replace the flag that was deleted?

see the page here, Летние Олимпийские игры 1956

Thanks Farsouth 09:08, 30 May 2007 (UTC)

100-word list for Divehi[edit]

Example words
In orthography Meaning SAMT Malé Latin IPA
އަހަރެން، މަ I, me ahareṅ Aharen
ކަލޭ Thou kalē Kaley
އަހަރެމެން We aharemeṅ Aharemen
މި This mi Mi
އެ That e E
ކާކު؟ Who? kāku? Kaaku?
ކޮން އެއްޗެއް؟ What? koṅ eccek? Kon echchek?
ނޫން Not nūṅ Noon
ހުރިހާ All hurihā Hurihaa
ޝަހަރު City śaharu Shaharu

will continue...

-- Deviathan 08:04, 10 July 2007 (UTC)

How is this plz reply! -- Deviathan 08:06, 10 July 2007 (UTC)

Thank you, Deviathan, for the beginning! It's really cute to have each word in 3 different writing systems but I think that makes the process much slower and it will be really enough for me to have variants in just SAMT or Malé Latin. Also if know for any word dialectal variant (especially Mahal one) please write it too. And actually which variant of Dhivehi is native for you? --Koryakov Yuri 12:03, 11 July 2007 (UTC)


This is the best image i've never found about the romance languages; good job! :) --Felisopus (talk) 21:59, 18 December 2007 (UTC)

Tepehua and Totonac[edit]

Hi there Yuri. I reverted some changes you recently made at the Totonacan languages article, for reasons I've attempted to explain over at the article's talk page. Would be happy to consider your reasonings for those changes in discussion at that talk page. Note that I will probably be mostly offline over the next week or two, but will pick up on any discussion or query on my return, if indeed some other editors don't already join in. Regards, --cjllw ʘ TALK 05:14, 21 December 2007 (UTC)

Thanks, fixed. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 09:26, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Please help with your skill[edit]

Please help with your skill to extend the Tat Language page. That is the native language of Azerbaijanis. You know that much better than any of us. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 01:27, 20 January 2008 (UTC)

Perccottus glenii[edit]


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Thanks, fixed. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 09:25, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

Linguistic map, Balkan Romance[edit]

Hello Yuri, I just came across your beautiful map Image:Romance 20c en.png and thought I'd like to use some of its information for a map I once made, Image:Greece linguistic minorities.svg. Your treatment of Vlach in Greece looks extremely detailed. Could I ask what the ultimate demographic sources are? Unfortunately I haven't got access to your original atlas publication.

Of course, given that your "Atlas" obviously qualifies as a reliable source in Wikipedia terms, I guess I could just take your data and copy it into our map citing you, but since this is sort of a hot topic for Greek fellow editors, I'd like it if I could tell them exactly where the data ultimately comes from.

You being the expert on linguistic mapping, I'd also be very grateful if you had any other feedback or suggestions about our map. (It's currently used in a slightly modifed version in Minorities in Greece and elsewhere, and we had a discussion about if and how to graphically mark the fact that most of the minority areas only have marginal use of the minority languages today. Any expert advice on that would be very welcome.) Fut.Perf. 09:53, 25 May 2008 (UTC)

Thanks, Past Indefenite from DuskFuture Perfect at Sunrise, for your question. In fact better sourse is another map from my atlas that I've just uploaded - Image:South-Balkan-Romance-languages.png. Since the atlas is published in Russia it's obviously and unfortunately hardly available elsewhere. But, as I stated in the decription of the latter map, it is based primarily on Karte 1 from "Kramer J. Rum@nisch: Areallinguistik II. Aromunisch // Lexikon der romanistischen Linguistik / Hrsg. von G. Holtus, M. Metzeltin, Ch. Schmitt. Tübingen, 1991, Bd. III.". The latter (in its turn) is "nach Nicolae Saramandu, Harta graiurilor aromâne şi meglenoromâne din Peninsula Balcanică, SCL 39 (1988), 225-245". I'm very interested in that minority map of Greece, it's really hard task, I know, since I also made map for South-East Slavic (for other edition in Russian) and I really lacked (and still lack) good sources for Slavic-speaking areas in Greece. I'l try to take part in that discussion. Deine, Koryakov Yuri (talk) 13:36, 26 May 2008 (UTC)
Brilliant stuff! My treatment of the Slavic in that map is unfortunately far from your standards of exactness, much of the geographical detail is really guesswork as I didn't find good enough sources. Can I see your map of Slavic? Image:Macedonian Slavic dialects.png is another one that I've tried my hand on. Fut.Perf. 13:53, 26 May 2008 (UTC)

Albanians in Kosovo[edit]

I restored the languages you removed with your most recent edit. Although they pointed directly to Albanians, I felt there was no need to simply remove them. If your edits were focused elsewhere then I apologise; you are free to restore your revision but please explain yourself more clearly in the summary. Many thanks. Evlekis (talk) 14:03, 25 March 2009 (UTC)


Hey Kory! Why not expand the article on your beautiful village?? Sarah777 (talk) 21:30, 5 November 2009 (UTC)

Coords for Anshan and Uqair[edit]

Hi. I noticed you changed the coordinates for Anshan (Persia) and Tell Uqair. Was curious what the source for those was. I used the best I could find for those sites and others in Cities of the ancient Near East but would certainly be glad to use others if there is a good official source.Ploversegg (talk) 06:41, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Unfortunately I don't know official sources for coordinates in those regions. So usually I try to find a site at Wikimapia and if it is there I take coords from their info box. After that those Wikimapia pages could be easily found through GeoHack (if you click on coord in wiki-article) - 3rd line from bottom of the 1st table, last column ("+ old places"). But for Tell Uqair I haven't found it at Wikimapia but coords in the article were so wrong that I changed them according the printed historical maps and Encarta Atlas to find minutes more precisely. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 08:40, 18 February 2010 (UTC)

Thanks!Ploversegg (talk) 17:55, 18 February 2010 (UTC)ploversegg

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About: Slav-7-8-obrez.png[edit]


On this map: Slav-7-8-obrez.png, the eastern romance language-spoken populations ("Vlachs" or "Volokhs") are draw only in a little area around Sredets (today Sofia), according with only one of the POVs, called "Röslerian" (since Eduard Robert Rösler, Romänische Studien. Untersuchungen zur älteren Geschichte Rumäniens, Leipzig, 1871). But the bulgarian & romanian academic tradition have another POV: the "Vlachs" existed in 7-th and 8-th centuries in Transylvania, and coming in the south of the Danube only in the 12-th century (it's the official romanian POV). And today most linguists, as Florin Constantiniu (A genuine history of romanian people, ed. Enciclopedica, Bucharest, 586 p., ISBN 978-973-637-179-0), according with the archaeology and the recent toponymic studies, think the "Vlachs" (better named "Eastern Romanics") scattered (and intermingled with Slavs) on a largest area, where we find in the old sources many toponymes as Casamare, Casadesus, Casadejos, Campolonga, Codru/Kodry (since Quadratus), Gaina, Menchul, Negra, Mara, Maramuresh, Monte, Montana, Omul, Petrosa, Riu, Riunegru, Riurepede, Romanija Planina, Stari Vlah, Vlachokissura, Vlahina, Vlashina, Vlashka, Vlachnitsa, Vlasia, Voloshnitsa, etc : they explain the divergence of the four Eastern romance languages by this scattering. May I suggest for this map a new version, please ?

Cnacuba, --Spiridon Ion Cepleanu (talk) 04:50, 26 July 2011 (UTC)

Spiridon, you just propose to change one POV for another one, which I don't advocate. Moreover substituting the file you have drastically decreased resolution, so I reverted original map. Let it up. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 08:13, 27 July 2011 (UTC)
OK Yuri, but I don't substitute a POV (origin of all Vlachs/Volochs only in Transylvania, since Romanian academic tradition) against another (origin of all Vlachs/Volochs only in Serbia/Bulgaria, since Rösler): I tried to represent the toponymic area of proto-romanic old names, since last works. If my resolution is bad, may be can you (it's your original map) to work it ? Not for the Romanians pleasure (this is not my cup of tea !), but for our "mother" Clio... ;-) --Spiridon Ion Cepleanu (talk) 12:34, 27 July 2011 (UTC)
I think it would be much more useful to create separate map for this purpose and not to try to combine two different goals on one map. If you can't make it by yourselves I can try to create it but then I need more detailed data. Are there in original works any maps? Are they all in Romanian? --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 12:47, 27 July 2011 (UTC)

konkani transalation[edit]

The language i speak is native to Dakshin Kannada (or South Canara) district of Karnataka, which i believe includes the Mangalore city and many others like Udupi. This is also the language spoken by most of the Goud Saraswat Brahmin community of Konkani are the translations:

   * I, me – hav ()
   * thou (you, singular) – tuv
   * we – aami
   * this – ye
   * that – te
   * who? – kon
   * what? – kasale/kale(slang)
   * not – 
   * all – sakade
   * many – mast
   * one – ek
   * two – doni
   * big – vhalle
   * long – deeg
   * small – saan
   * woman – baeel-manishi (combination of words baeel(wife) and manishi(human))
   * man (adult male) – dhadle-manishu
   * man (human being) – not sure about this, but for "people" it is "jan"
   * fish – jhalke
   * bird – pakshi
   * dog – sune
   * louse – 
   * tree – rooku
   * seed – i think it is "dhanya" for grains, i will see whether there is another word for this..
   * leaf – paan
   * root – 
   * bark (of a tree) –
   * skin –
   * meat (flesh) – maas (not completely sure)
   * blood – ragat
   * bone – haad
   * fat – thor (refers to a fat person; for oil it is "tal")
   * egg – motto(moh-ttto)
   * horn – 
   * tail – baal
   * feather (of a bird) –
   * hair – kesu
   * head –matte
   * ear –kaanu
   * eye –dole(doh-le)
   * nose –nank(nan-kuh)
   * mouth –tond(ton-duh)
   * tooth –dantu(dan-too)
   * tongue –jeeb(same as hindi)
   * claw (nail) – nankutu
   * foot –payu
   * knee –
   * hand –hatu
   * belly –pot(pot-tuh)
   * neck –
   * breast(s) (of a woman) – i think it is momme(mom-mey) but that may be a slang, i will have to check
   * heart –
   * liver –
   * drink (verb) – pivche(piv-cheh) ("to drink")
   * eat (verb) – khavche(khau-cheh) ("to eat")
   * bite (verb) – chabche(chabuh-cheh) ("to bite")
   * see (verb) – poloche
   * hear (verb) –aaykuche
   * know (verb) – kolche(not sure about this)
   * sleep (verb) – niddoche
   * die (verb) – morche
   * kill (verb) –marche
   * swim (verb) – povunche
   * fly (verb) – ubche/udche
   * walk/go (verb) – chamkuche
   * come (verb) – yevche
   * lie (down) (verb) – aad-sorche
   * sit (verb) – bosche
   * stand (verb) – utauche
   * give (verb) – divche
   * say (verb) – sangche
   * sun – suryu
   * moon – chandru
   * star – 
   * water – udda(ud-dah)
   * rain –pausu
   * stone –phattoru
   * sand – revu
   * earth – matti(soil)
   * cloud – i think it is "mod", but that is usually used for overcast days
   * smoke – dhoru
   * fire – ujjo
   * ash –
   * burn (trans. verb) – jolche
   * road (path) – vat(vat-tuh)
   * mountain –
   * red –
   * green –
   * yellow –
   * white –
   * black –
   * night –
   * warm (hot) – hun
   * cold –thand
   * full –
   * new –nave
   * good –layk
   * round –
   * dry –sukke
   * name –nav

i will try to update this; right now I have to hurry elsewhere! PratikMallya 14:10, 17 August 2011 (UTC)

Thanks a lot! I'll wait for finishing this. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 14:17, 17 August 2011 (UTC)


Hi, You said to translate 100 word from english to hindi. I just know the standard hindi, not any other dialect of it, so just to make it sure do u want translations in hindi or its dialects? ♛♚★Vaibhav Jain★♚♛ Talk Email 14:18, 18 August 2011 (UTC)

Oriya translation[edit]

Hi, I saw you left 100 words on my talkpage to be translated into Oriya. I thought I will just spell them out in English, as I'm unfamiliar with Roman, Latin or IPA translation. I have given you all the words translated in this manner. I have left '*' in a few places, which means I am not sure about their translations and haven't gave any words there.I live in Orissa's capital Bhubaneswar and know proper Oriya. So you needn't worry.--Sainsf <^> (talk) 03:30, 21 August 2011 (UTC)

Help with Oriya language[edit]

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Hi, please check out the translation you had requested for, on my talk page.


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Help with Oriya Language[edit]

Hello I live in Cuttack and I know standard oriya,I have given all possible translation have look here.

  • I, me – mu
  • thou (you, singular) – tume(same age)/aapana(elder)
  • we – aamemaane
  • this – eita
  • that – seita
  • who? – kie?
  • what? – kana?
  • not – nuhe
  • all – samasta
  • many – anek gudiye
  • one – eka/gotie
  • two – dui
  • big – bada
  • long – lamba
  • small – chhota/saana
  • woman – stree loka
  • man (adult male) – purusha loka
  • man (human being) – manisha
  • fish – maaccha
  • bird – pakshi
  • dog – kukura
  • louse – ukuni
  • tree – gachcha
  • seed – manji/beeja
  • leaf – patra
  • root – chera/moola
  • bark (of a tree) –chchaali
  • skin –charma/twak
  • meat (flesh) – maansa
  • blood – rakta
  • bone – haada
  • fat – meda/charvi
  • egg – andaa/dimba
  • horn – shinga
  • tail – laanja
  • feather (of a bird) – para
  • hair – baala/kesha
  • head – munda
  • ear – kaana
  • eye – aakhi
  • nose – naaka
  • mouth – munha
  • tooth –daanta
  • tongue – jihva
  • claw (nail) – nakha
  • foot – paada
  • knee – aanthu
  • hand – haata
  • belly – peTa
  • neck – beka/galaa
  • breast(s) (of a woman) – stana/kucha
  • heart – hrudaya
  • liver – kalijaa
  • drink (verb) – peeba
  • eat (verb) – khaaiba
  • bite (verb) – kaamudiba
  • see (verb) – dekhiba
  • hear (verb) – shuniba
  • know (verb) – jaanibaa
  • sleep (verb) – shoibaa
  • die (verb) – maribaa
  • kill (verb) – maaribaa
  • swim (verb) – panharibaa
  • fly (verb) – uddibaa
  • walk/go (verb) – chalibaa
  • come (verb) – aasiba
  • lie (down) (verb) – gadi padibaa
  • sit (verb) – basibaa
  • stand (verb) – thiaa hebaa
  • give (verb) – debaa
  • say (verb) – kuhantu/kuha
  • sun – surjya
  • moon – janha
  • star – taaraa
  • water – jala/paaNi
  • rain – varshaa
  • stone – pathara
  • sand – baali
  • earth – pruthivi
  • cloud – megha
  • smoke – dhuaan
  • fire –niaan/agni
  • ash – paaunsha
  • burn (trans. verb) – jalibaa
  • road (path) – raastaa
  • mountain – paahaada/parvata
  • red – laali
  • green – sabuja/saaguaa
  • yellow – haladia
  • white – dhalaa
  • black – kalaa
  • night – rati
  • warm (hot) – garama
  • cold – thandaa
  • full – puraa
  • new – nuwaa
  • good – bhala
  • round – gol
  • dry – sukhilaa
  • name –naama/naa

(Nayansatya (talk) 17:43, 22 August 2011 (UTC))

Thank you! And now I really need a person who know some non-standard dialect of Oriya, the more unsimilar the better. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 18:30, 22 August 2011 (UTC)


Rajasthani Language Words

  • I, me – Mu (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi),Main (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • thou (you, singular) – thu (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), tu (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • we – may(Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), aapa (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • this – o (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur)
  • that – vo (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur)
  • who? – kun (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur)
  • what? – kaa (Rajasthan-Jalore, Sirohi, Pali), kaai (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • not – ni (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur) nahi (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • all – heng (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi) sagla (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • many – ghana (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur)
  • one – ek (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur)
  • two – be (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), do (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • big – bado(Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), moto (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • long – lobo (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), lobo (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • small – nenko (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), neno (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • woman – byor (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), lugai (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)
  • man (adult male) – aadmi (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Jodhpur)
  • man (human being) – manak (Rajasthan-Pali, Jalore, Sirohi), minakh (Rajasthan-Pali, Jodhpur)

Lalit82in (talk)

Thank you, Lalit82in! What about other Rajasthani words? --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 14:42, 4 September 2011 (UTC)

Help with Oriya language[edit]

Thanks for writing me. I apologise for not having replied earlier. I had taken a short break from Wikipedia. Since you have received the translations and there's nothing I could add to them, I'm not translating again. Thank you.  Shobhit102 | talk  04:18, 5 October 2011 (UTC)

Help with Konkani language[edit]

Hi, sorry for delayed reply. I have attempted to write konkani words which is spoken among Rajapur Saraswath Brahmins of Sullia Taluk, Dakshina kannada, Karnataka. Hope this is helpful. Ashok Prabhu (Talk) 07:04, 27 November 2011 (UTC)

Thank you, Ashok Prabhu! It is really quite up to date. Later I may be ask you some questions about certain words. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 11:03, 27 November 2011 (UTC)

Romance 20c map[edit]

Hi there Yuri, I noticed the really neat map you made of Romance languages in the 20C. But I was wondering whether you might change it a bit in light of some minor details and censa during the period. For example, Brittany, Alsace, Basque Country were all pretty much bilingual already during the 20c. By the end of the 20c in fact most of these areas were predominantly French or Spanish speaking. Likewise, 1930s and later censa in the Romanian speaking areas show that the linguistic borders of that language in Hungary, Subcarpathia and North Buckovina is in fact much smaller. I have made a minor modification to your map a long time ago and you can see it here [1]. I would not want to put this map over yours in the Romance article, because obviously it is your map. But I was wondering if you would be up for changing it to reflect the linguistic reality in those areas. Cheers! Dapiks (talk) 02:41, 22 February 2012 (UTC)


This is a great map! Thanks a lot of it. I wrote a note/question for you at commons:File talk:South-Balkan-Romance-languages.png. Regards.--Codrin.B (talk) 16:52, 15 March 2012 (UTC)

Mahigi language[edit]


I see you restored Mahigi language, but provided no reference. What are you basing that on?

Thanks, — kwami (talk) 21:52, 23 January 2013 (UTC)

Well, I did not rather see any evidence to equal Mahigi with Minanibai. In general, the only positive source for Mahigi I have found is a map in Wurm's atlas (12th map, "Western province"), where it is shown quite distantly from Minanibai, rather near Tao-Suamato (Mubami). Since it's extinct it's not listed in Ethnologue, but appeared in Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages by Christopher Moseley as "extinct for a few decades". By the way, it's quite interesting that Hoyahoya language of Ethnologue is shown on their map very close to Mahigi area as it's shown in Wurm. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 07:38, 24 January 2013 (UTC)

Interest in Bengali translation[edit]

Hi Yuri, I've seen that you made a request on Tarikur's talk page for translating 100 words in Bengali here. It was in 2007. I don't know did he help you or not. If you need, I'm interested to do that. Just leave me a message.--Freemesm (talk) 07:24, 5 March 2013 (UTC)

Hi, Freemesm! Yes, I still need this list of 100 words in Bengali. And write prease where are you exactly in Bangladesh from? --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 11:43, 5 March 2013 (UTC)

Regarding File:Jewish-Aramaic map.png[edit]

Hi, I noticed that you recently uploaded a newer version of this map. I think the new one shows Northeastern Neo-Aramaic regardless whether it is Jewish or Christian, and it is better to upload separately under a more suitable name. Could you also provide English translation for the Russian text? I'm interested in making an SVG version of the map.--Kathovo talk 00:19, 6 April 2013 (UTC)

Well, the new map does focus on Jewish Aramaic but shows Christian NENA as a background. I also have more proper maps for all NENA and for Christian NENA specifically (see, ex., this one), but all of them are in Russian too. I can provide English translation for linguonyms but to do it for all toponyms needs more time. Also I can provide source CorelDraw file(s). --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 08:02, 6 April 2013 (UTC)
From my personal background I know that no Jewish communities existed in the plains between Alqosh and Mosul, at least not in the last 3 or so centuries, this is why I assumed the yellow patches may represent Christians as well. I'm very excited about the other NENA map I will surely use it as a source in the future.
BTW toponyms is not an issue, I can read Cyrillic with some help, it would really appreciate it if you could translate the legends though. Cheers.--Kathovo talk 11:11, 6 April 2013 (UTC)
Here you can find a draft version for Jewish Neo-Aramaic map with English legend and Russian toponyms. --Koryakov Yuri (talk) 11:18, 7 April 2013 (UTC)
Thank you very much...--Kathovo talk 18:44, 7 April 2013 (UTC)

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Swahili pop. at NE[edit]

Hi Yuri,

Here you added a NE number for Swahili. We didn't have that in our initial list, but we did have a spurious figure of 15.8M for Turkmen. I wonder if someone swapped out Swahili for Turkmen. Could you confirm if Swahili is indeed in the NE, and if so, what is the precise number listed? (It's always good to have a little extra precision and round off.)

Thanks — kwami (talk) 20:05, 24 August 2015 (UTC)

Never mind. I got ahold of the data, and Swahili is 5–6 million, not the 26 million you added. Unless you were using the 2010 edition of NE without indicating it? Please ping me if you answer. — kwami (talk) 17:20, 26 August 2015 (UTC)
Hi. In fact I don't remember how I did this edit and why. So you can edit as you like. -Koryakov Yuri (talk) 21:33, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

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