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Turkish Intertranswiki
Translating content from Turkish Wikipedia

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Welcome to WikiProject Intertranswiki Turkish, a collaborative effort to improve English Wikipedia by importing and translating content from Turkish Wikipedia. The aim of the project is to draw up a full directory of missing content from Turkish 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. You can also use this tool or Petscan to find articles in a specified category in Turkish Wikipedia that have interwiki links to other Wikipedias but not to English Wikipedia. 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 Turkish Wikipedia as part of WikiProject Intertranswiki are categorised as Category:Articles needing translation from Turkish Wikipedia and organized by main topic.

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

{{Expand Turkish|topic=|date=}}

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

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

If the article on Turkish 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, Pietro Magni (footballer) would be tagged as follows:

  • {{Expand Turkish|Pietro Magni (calciatore)|topic=sport|date=August 2009}}

Missing article directory[edit]

There are thousands of articles missing that need starting and to be translated from Turkish 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]