Simple Inglis Wikipaedia

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Available inBasic Inglis
HeidquartersMiami, Florida
AwnerWikimedia Foondation
LaunchedNovember 17, 2003; 20 years ago (2003-11-17)

The Simple Inglis Wikipaedia is an Inglis edeetion o the online encyclopaedia Wikipaedia, primarily written in Basic Inglis an Special Inglis.[1] It is ane o five Wikipaedias written in an Inglis leid, the ithers bein the Inglis Wikipaedia, the Scots Wikipaedia, the PitkernNorfuk Wikipaedia, an the Auld Inglis Wikipaedia (tho the last is lairgely unintelligible tae a native Inglis speaker). Launched on November 17, 2003, the steid haes the statit aim o providin an encyclopedia for "fowk wi different needs, such as students, childer, adults wi learnin difficulties an fowk who are tryin tae learn Inglis".[2] As o Juin, 2013, the steid contains ower 100,000 content pages, an haes mair nor 293,000 registered uisers, o whom 775 are currently active.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Parris, Sheri R. (2009). Adolescent Literacy, Field Tested: Effective Solutions for Every Classroom. International Reading Assoc. p. 76. ISBN 0-87207-695-4. A version of Wikipedia, called Simple English Wikipedia, contains entries using the 2,000 or so most common words in English and is well suited for younger readers.
  2. Simple English Wikipedia (2009). "Simple English Wikipedia". Wikimedia Foondation. Retrieved 17 Mey 2009.
  3. Simple English Wikipedia (2013). "Special:Statistics". Wikimedia Foondation. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2013.