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Wikiquote
Wikiquote logo
URL http://www.wikiquote.org/
Commercial? No
Type of site Quotation repository
Registration Optional
Available language(s) Multilingual
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Created by Jimmy Wales and the Wikimedia Community
Current status active

Wikiquote is one of a family of wiki-based projects run by the Wikimedia Foundation, running on MediaWiki software. Based on an idea by Daniel Alston and implemented by Brion Vibber, the goal of the project is to produce collaboratively a vast reference of quotations from prominent people, books and proverbs, and to give details about them. Though there are many online collections of quotations, Wikiquote is distinguished by being among the few that provide an opportunity for visitors to contribute.[1] Wikiquote pages are cross-linked to articles about the notable personalities on Wikipedia.[2] Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... “URL” redirects here. ... The term multilingualism can refer to rather different phenomena. ... For the wiki software used and developed by the Wikimedia Foundation, see MediaWiki. ... Jimmy Donal Jimbo Wales, (born August 7, 1966)[2] is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for his role in founding Wikipedia, as well as other wiki-related projects, including the charitable organization Wikimedia Foundation, and the for-profit company Wikia, Inc. ... Look up Wiki in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For the wiki software used and developed by the Wikimedia Foundation, see MediaWiki. ... For the organization that manages Wikipedia and its sister projects, see Wikimedia Foundation. ... For the Wikipedia quotation templates, see Category:Quotation templates. ...


Initially the project was created in English, but in July 2004, more languages were added. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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History, step by step

Growth of the largest eight wikiquotes.
Growth of the largest eight wikiquotes.

Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (835x526, 12 KB) Wikiquote growth Source:http://stats. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (835x526, 12 KB) Wikiquote growth Source:http://stats. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wolof is a language spoken in Senegal, the Gambia, and Mauritania, and it is the native language of the ethnic group of the Wolof people. ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 2004 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December See also: November 2004 in sports November 2004 in science Events Deaths in November • 30 Pierre Berton • 29 John Drew Barrymore • 26 Bill Alley • 24 Arthur Hailey • 23 Rafael Eitan • 18 Bobby Frank Cherry • 16 John... ← - 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in March • 31 – Terri Schiavo • 30 – Mitch Hedberg • 29 – Johnnie Cochran • 27 – Wilfred Bigelow • 26 – Paul Hester • 26 – James Callaghan • 21 – Jeff Weise • 21 – Bobby Short • 19 – John De Lorean • 18 – Gary Bertini • 17 – George F... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in June June 27: Shelby Foote June 27: John T. Walton June 26: Richard Whiteley June 25: John Fiedler June 25: Chet Helms June 24: Paul Winchell June 21: Jaime Cardinal Sin June 20: Jack Kilby... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 2006 : ← - January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Marcos Pontes, Brazils first astronaut, reaches the International Space Station. ... is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the. ... July 2007 is the seventh month of that year. ...

Multilingual cooperation

In July 2004, about 70 subdomains were set up. The followings are parts of subdomains which had been created in July 2004.

As of August 25, 2007, eleven versions each have more than 2,000 articles. The largest Wikiquote is the English project with over 13,000 articles, followed closely by German, then the Polish, Italian, Slovak, Russian, Portuguese, Bosnian, Bulgarian and Slovenian versions. The French project, which was restarted in December 2006, has (as of August 25, 2007) 619. Forty-three language versions (including the largest seven) have 100 or more articles.[citation needed] Afrikaans is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in South Africa and Namibia. ... “Arabic” redirects here. ... Bulgarian or chuvashi language is spoken by around 80. ... Catalan IPA: (català IPA: or []) is a Romance language, the national language of Andorra, and a co-official language in the Spanish autonomous communities of Balearic Islands, Catalonia and Valencia , and in the city of LAlguer in the Italian island of Sardinia. ... Chinese (written) language (pinyin: zhōngw n) written in Chinese characters The Chinese language (汉语/漢語, 华语/華語, or 中文; Pinyin: H nyǔ, Hu yǔ, or Zhōngw n) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. ... Danish (dansk) is one of the North Germanic languages (also called Scandinavi languages), a sub-group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European languages. ... Dutch (  ) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 23 million people, mainly in the Netherlands, Belgium and Suriname, but also by smaller groups of speakers in parts of France, Germany and several former Dutch colonies. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. ... German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. ... Greek ( IPA: or simply IPA: — Hellenic) has a documented history of 3,500 years, the longest of any single language in the Indo-European language family. ... Hindi (हिन्दी) is a language spoken mainly in North and Central India. ... “Hebrew” redirects here. ... Hungarian (magyar nyelv  ) is a Finno-Ugric language (more specifically an Ugric language) unrelated to most other languages in Europe. ... Italian ( , or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 63 million people,[2] primarily in Italy. ... Not to be confused with the Javanese language. ... This article is mainly about the spoken Korean language. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Malayalam ( ) is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India. ... Marathi (मराठी ) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of western India (Maharashtrians). ... “Punjabi” redirects here. ... Pashto (‎, IPA: ; also known as Afghan, Pathan, Pakhto, Pushto, Pashtoe, Pashtu, Pushtu, Pushtoo, Pashto ‎ and Pukhto ‎) is the language spoken by the Pashtun people who inhabit Afghanistan and western Pakistan. ... “Farsi” redirects here. ... Polish (jÄ™zyk polski, polszczyzna) is the official language of Poland. ... Portuguese (  or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain) and northern Portugal from the Latin spoken by romanized Celtiberians about 1000 years ago. ... Romanian (limba română, IPA: ) is a Romance language spoken by around 24 to 28 million people[1], primarily in Romania and Moldova. ... Russian ( , transliteration: , ) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia and the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Tamil ( ; IPA ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamils in India and Sri Lanka, with smaller communities of speakers in many other countries. ... “Telugu” redirects here. ... Thai (, transcription: phasa thai, transliteration: ; IPA: ), is the national and official language of Thailand and the mother tongue of the Thai people, Thailands dominant ethnic group. ... Turkish (, ) is a language spoken by 65–73 million people worldwide, predominantly in Turkey, with smaller communities of speakers in Cyprus, Greece and Eastern Europe, as well as by several million immigrants in Western Europe, particularly Germany, making it the most commonly spoken of the Turkic languages. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in Urdu Urdu () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, and Sanskrit influence in South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the. ...


References

  1. ^ Gemma DeVinney. "Wikiquote: Another source for quotes on the Web", Electronic Highways, University of Buffalo Reporter, 18 January 2007 (v38 n19). Retrieved on 2007-04-21. 
  2. ^ Hafsa Ahsan. "It's all about Wikis", DAWN, DAWN Group of Newspapers, 2007-01-27. 

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the. ... is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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