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Машъал (talkcontribs)

Здравствуйте. Вы добавили двум объектам один код Викимапии. Сейчас они всплывают в ошибках. Вы не могли бы удалить лишний? Машъал (talk) 17:22, 16 February 2022 (UTC)

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

Спасибо, что обратили внимание, предположительно это одно и то же, на днях разберусь.

Reply to "Taşoluk (Q3677142) & (Q16367855)"

How do I change name of the town stated as place of birth of a person, to reflect how it was called before it was renamed?

Headgo (talkcontribs)

Hello! I am trying to change the birth place of a person Q13054450 (Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan). The thing is that at the time he was born, the town had a slightly different name in Russian "Сумгаит" than nowdays, it was yet in the Soviet time. Later on in 1991 the town was renamed into "Сумгайыт". Since the bishop was born before 1991 the correct way would be to provide the first town name as his place of birth and not the modern one. Could you please explain me, how do I solve this challenge? Thanks in advance.

Kareyac (talkcontribs)


In the item of town both names should be mentioned with qualifier of start and end of period.

For example have a look at Gyumri (Q199500) - official name (P1448) Александрополь start time 1837 end time 1924.

Infovarius (talkcontribs)

проблема, наверное, в том, что мы не можем указать прежние названия на русском - ибо это не официальный язык места... а на азербайджанском название не менялось

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

подобные решения встречаются в ВД, например тот же Гюмри поменял название на "официальном" азербайджанском, в нашем случае официальное азербайджанское, да и российское, на русском - поменялось

это результат широкого толкования применения свойства, удобное для вывода в ВП, но ничего другого у меня для вас пока нет

Reply to "How do I change name of the town stated as place of birth of a person, to reflect how it was called before it was renamed?"
Epìdosis (talkcontribs)

Hi! I've just found here more than 4 thousands author pages in hy.wikisource that need to be connected to Wikidata. I've tried to do this manually with a sample of about 30 pages and I've found 6 duplicates, a high percentage, which I have merged (see my contributions). Probably all these semi-empty author pages have been created by LetterBot in 2018. So, I'm here to ask you if it would be possible, both using bots and manual work:

  • to merge duplicates in hy.wikisource
  • to connect remaining pages to existent Wikidata items or to new items

I can give a little help if needed in some way. Thanks in advance!

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

Hi, I'll try to cleanup as soon as possible. And thanks for help offer!

Epìdosis (talkcontribs)
Epìdosis (talkcontribs)

Just to let you know: I've recently written User:Epìdosis/Strategy, about the benefits Wikidata and libraries can reciprocally enjoy from their interconnections, and I'm now trying with @Bargioni: to contact the various libraries whose catalogs have been imported by us to Mix'n'match in order to show them these points and encourage them to improve their catalog (points L) using Wikidata, starting from deduplication of duplicate entries for the same person. If you can establish some contact with the National Library of Armenia, could you inform them of the work we (and especially you!) are doing on Mix'n'match and about the possibility they have of finding duplicates through Wikidata and merge them (point L1) and also enriching their entries through Wikidata (point L2)? Thank you very much in advance and merry Christmas from Italy!

P.S. If there is interest, I and Bargioni are also available for future chats with librarians, in order to answer any question possibly arising; unfortunately, I have to say that we know only Italian and English (or, if they can be useful, some Spanish and French)

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

Hi, thanks for creating new properties on Armenia. Here I suggested create MnM catalogue for am.hayazg.info ID (P9511).

Authors namespace in hy.wikisource.org still wrongly shows too big quantity of pages without links to WD.

I help Union Catalog of Armenian Libraries (Q101537013) personnel make data better on their site.

Would you be interested in creating property Writers Union of Armenia (Q8038509) ID ? On their site there are are brief biography and list of works.

Ex. ԱԵԼԻՏԱ ԴՈԼՈՒԽԱՆՅԱՆ for Aelita Doloukhanyan (Q23017331).

hush.am (Q106777822) is grave service. It includes grave image and can be confirmation for birth/death dates. Property can be useful.

Ex. Derenik Demirtchyan for Derenik Demirchian (Q3646436).
Epìdosis (talkcontribs)

Perfect! I have proposed the two properties you suggested, they seem very useful indeed.

Epìdosis (talkcontribs)
Epìdosis (talkcontribs)

The little problem of yesterday has been solved: MnM ready.

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

Properties about Armenia you created are matched as good as possible.

Routine work on them and hy.wikisource is going on.

Would you help by creating MnM for Armeniapedia ID (P9629), please?

Epìdosis (talkcontribs)
Kareyac (talkcontribs)

United catalog seems to be enough. Mobile game and visual interface grinds everyting :)

Epìdosis (talkcontribs)

OK. We will try with Bargioni in the next days.

Epìdosis (talkcontribs)
Kareyac (talkcontribs)
Reply to "Authors in hy.wikisource cleanup"
MasterRus21thCentury (talkcontribs)

Приветствую Вас. В Викиданных открыт проект "Россия". Его главной целью является создание свойств и лексем по темам, связанных с Россией и её сайтами и энциклопедиями. Ввиду ваших успехов по проекту Армения, приглашаю вас участвовать в данном проекте!

Reply to "Wikidata:WikiProject Russia"
Epìdosis (talkcontribs)

Hi! As far as I can understand, Pius IX (Q43720) is represented twice:

  • in 15336, with no records; the name seems correctly "Pius 9"
  • in 15335, with one record; the name seems to be wrongly "Pius 6" instead of "Pius 9"

Could you check? Thanks!

Reply to "Little fix in Armunicat"

Thank you for participating in the FindingGLAMs Challenge!

Alicia Fagerving (WMSE) (talkcontribs)
Thank you for participating in the FindingGLAMs Challenge!
By improving information about GLAM institutions on Wikidata, you made the Wikimedia projects better for everyone!
Reply to "Thank you for participating in the FindingGLAMs Challenge!"
Pamputt (talkcontribs)
Kareyac (talkcontribs)
Jura1 (talkcontribs)
Pamputt (talkcontribs)

Thanks for the informations. I finally found a source. Meanwhile, I created Q68429395 that may be used as reference for other people who were members of this institution.

Translation request Isabelle de Charriere

Boss-well63 (talkcontribs)

Could you or someone else translate for de hyWP the article of Isabelle de Charriere? That would be appreciated ~~~~

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

Hi! I suggested to hyWP community (talkcontribs)

Hello Kareyac,

If you know Western Armenian, could you also translate and upload a Western Armenian article of hy:Դենի Ռոդրիկ?

Kindest regards, ~~~~

Kareyac (talkcontribs)

Hi, usually I do not translate/create articles, but I can improve the existing one.

Maphobbyist (talkcontribs)
Kareyac (talkcontribs)


I usually do not translate/create articles for hyWP, but I'll transfer that idea to wikipedians i know.