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Would a general Languages.SE supersite (synchronized with the current language sites) be feasible?

There seems to be a lot of language sites not surviving: American Sign Language, Arabic, Aramaic, Bangla, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Greek, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian,...
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Would the person that proposed this, consider expanding the scope to “Scandinavian Languages”?

Proposal: Danish Language Please see: Would a shared SE for Scandinavian languages make sense? And: What are the advantages of single language sites over collective ones? If you see the "Sanskrit ...
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What was the pre-existing community for the Sanskrit Language proposal?

Proposal: Sanskrit Language I wonder if the people who created this proposal can tell us what URL they used for the pre-existing community, when first making the proposal? Perhaps that community ...
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Let's create an Arabic Chat room to spread the word!

I think that creating a chat room where people may discuss, ask questions . meet and talk in or about Arabic language could raise more attention and help any proposal for Arabic language to go further....
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Please join chat room to discuss

Proposal: Arabic Language This proposal is bound to be closed unless you already have a big community of avid contributors. A proposal has just been closed yesterday: https://area51.stackexchange....
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I think an arabic SE is long due

While there are Stack Exchange communities for some strange topics, like science fiction and various other, not so serious fields of expertise, there is to date no SE for Arabic. Since Arabic is a ...
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Tags definition

Can tags be defined during Definition phase? I had in mind tags which reflects Arabic sciences: Grammar, Morphology, Poetry, Rhetoric, etc.. I also think the tags can be in Arabic or English. ...
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Should we have a numismatics stack exchange?

We need an exchange page for numismatists (coins and currency bill collectors) to be able to ask questions about currency, type coins, and discontinued currency. We could also, on that site, ask ...
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Homeward bound - time for questions

Proposal: Sanskrit Language The Sanskrit proposal has reached its minimum number of followers with about half of its proposal time remaining. In that last half (two months), we need to meet the ...
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Would the user that proposed this, consider broadening the topic a bit?

Proposal: Samoan Language The Sanskrit language proposal is looking after 2 months like it won't get enough attention to survive the Definition phase, and discussions have already been started about ...
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Languages of the subcontinent?

Proposals: Tamil Language && Sanskrit Language As an outside observer, it seems that combining the Tamil & Sanskrit proposals (and, perhaps, adding Hindi (and other languages of India, ...
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Broadening the scope to: “Sanskritic Languages”

Proposal: Sanskrit Language This proposal is unlikely to reach 40 questions with 10 upvotes within the 4 month limit, based on the current pace. Few people actually speak Sanskrit and have questions ...
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Script system to be used for Question and Answers? [closed]

Proposal: Sanskrit Language I think we should use Devanagari script for answering Questions and there should be a translation along with it so as to promote the language and in doing so answering ...
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About the description of the proposal

Proposal: Sanskrit Language Sanskrit language is proposed as a new language site under culture. Currently the description of the proposal is as follows: Proposed Q&A site for academicians, ...
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Would a shared SE for Scandinavian languages make sense?

There are quite a few “X·ish language” sites online by now, and they seem to be really useful for learners to ask native speakers. Each of the nordic countries is probably too small to have an own SE....
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A “translation exchange” site?

Sometimes, you find a complex piece of text in a language you don't speak - or do speak, but not well enough for poetry, or metered prose, or an archaic / high-brow dialect etc - or perhaps the ...
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Are there any learners of Polish language on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Are there people around here interested in learning/brushing up their Polish? It's a good language, spoken by ca. 40m people in Poland alone.
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Is anyone interested in creating a Q&A for Greek language & Usage? [duplicate]

I think that the Greek would make a good addition to the Stack Exchange culture. In my opinion, Greek is a rich language and there are also some schools in various countries which teach Greek to ...
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Stackoverflow in persian [duplicate]

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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About community

Maybe it's a stupid question but I don't know how to establish a community to support my sites ideas. Do I just search for people here ? like sending them messages or something ?
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Hebrew site q&a

I want to propose a Hebrew Q&A site but I don't understand what does is mean " Please link to the community (or announcement) who will be supporting this proposal" - How do I get a community or ...
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Gujarati Language

Gujarati is widely known language is in India, as of now many people want to learn gujarati language so this site would be useful to those who want to learn gujarati
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Welsh Language / Cymraeg

I'd like to propose a new site for Welsh language and Culture. There's a huge effort in Wales to promote use of the Welsh language (Cymraeg), with the aim of reaching 1,000,000 speakers by 2050. As ...
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The Bone Yard. Question limbo, SE Rule boot camp, or low-quality purgatory. A place where questions go to die?

I propose a SE site that any answer or question is on topic and never closed or put on hold.Unlike other sites the commonality of these question will be that they need work. This will give th OP the ...
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Would it be a better idea to propose “Indian Languages”?

I remember that there was a proposal like "Indian Languages" may be deleted due to inactivity. And there was a question like "support Indian Language proposal instead of initiating separate" which ...
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Should we vote strategically?

Proposal: Greek Language The next stage needs 'more questions with a score of 10 or more', a target more quickly reached if users transferred their upvotes from those questions with > 10 upvotes to ...
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Will questions about Greek culture be considered on-topic?

Proposal: Greek Language Will questions about Greek culture be considered on-topic in this proposal? For example: Will questions on the clothing worn in ancient Greece be on-topic?
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Do programming languages have a place within Conlang discussion, and why or why not?

Proposal: Constructed languages What sets programming languages apart from artificial ones? I feel like there are important connections here, but I can't put my finger on exactly what they might be. ...
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What type of language-related questions would be allowed here?

Proposal: Constructed languages What I mean is would questions about synthesizing my own languages be on topic, or only questions about existing ones? I think it should, but it should be up to all ...
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StackExchange about Brands [duplicate]

Can we create a proposal for a Brands StackExchange were you can ask questions about every brand, for example Nike, Adidas, Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW, Puma, ... etc.
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Is question about translation from or to Arabic are in-topic?

Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية)
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Scripts other than English

Suppose we are proposing a new language site. Would it be okay or even preferable to have scripts other than English? I think it would be better as it lead to more use of the language the site ...
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Should conlangs include critique/help on parts of users' own conlangs?

Proposal: Constructed languages I'm not clear on exactly whether a constructed languages site would include this. For example, if I were to post a question like "What are the fundamental problems ...
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Are these some ways psychology topic might differ from cognitive stack?

Proposal: Psychology Don't issues relating to cognition link more to brain science and neurological research while issues pertaining to psychology also embrace theoretical topics such as personality, ...
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Azerbaijani Language [duplicate]

For linguists, teachers and students who want to learn the Azerbaijani Language. It is proposed to be Q&A site, and will be useful for anyone who want to get particular information about the ...
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Is there interest in a general “Semitic languages” site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Both of these proposals have been proposed before but were closed, and are now only in the definition phase. Moreover, it's a pity ...
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Is Aramaic on-topic here?

Aramaic is a language closely related to Hebrew both genetically and culturally. Are questions about Aramaic on-topic here? Proposal: Hebrew Language
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Isn't it too broad?

Proposal: Slavic languages Proposal mentions piling up Czech and others western Slavic languages, but Russian etc are also Slavic. Edit: With Russian out of the way that's still mixing of Polish ...
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How is this going to differ from knowyourmeme.com?

What's to stop this site from just posting answers copied from knowyourmeme.com? Proposal: Memes
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Fine line between constructed and natural languages

This question: If a parent talks to their child exclusively in [constructed language], does this language become a natural language? was closed as off topic. However, I think it is relevant -- it is ...
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Default Language for Questions in Portuguese

The Portuguese Site is at the Proposal Phase. Some questions are entirely written in Portuguese (I think it is wrong) and some others in English (what I think is correct because Stack Exchange is a ...
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Is it a good idea to mix ancient and modern Greek?

I should think in most cases people who are interested in the one are not particularly interested in the other. And why is combining them any more natural than combining Latin and Italian? Surely ...
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Why do proposals for a feminism stackexchange keep failing?

Proposal: Feminism & Women Rights is another attempt in a long series to establish a feminism stackexchange site. I remember several similar proposals over the past years. I also remember some ...
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Перекладацькі питання? / Will translate-to-Ukrainian questions be allowed in the proposed “Ukrainian Language” site?

Чи будуть дозволені питання щодо перекладу іншомовних слів/фраз/виразів на українську на запропонованому сайті "Ukrainian Language"? З одного боку, здається, що немає формальних причин це забороняти, ...
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How could questions in arabic be written although it's from right to left?

Proposal: Arabic Language How is it possible to ask questions in arabic? for example this sentence: اللغة العربية من اليمين لليسار. the full-stop is on the right not on the left. كيف تكتب ...
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Germanic languages

In learning the West Frisian language I'm amazed at how, after learning the pronunciation of the Frisian alphabet, how closely related is English and Frisian grammar and vocabulary. So much so that ...
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Wouldn't a single location for questions on Germanic languages and dialects be more beneficial to scholars than individual websites?

I would like to propose an omnibus "Germanic Languages and Dialects" category. The category would have tags that can help scholars link specific Germanic languages, dialects, their grammar, syntax, ...
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Is someone interested in supporting the creation of a Site for Degrowth?

In reference to the existing Site Sustainable Living, I would like to broaden the topic and thus create a Site for the larger topic of Degrowth. Is someone interested in pursuing this effort?
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Specify the reasons for your downvotes

Proposal: Hinduism There are many valid questions down-voted with no possible reasons. So, when down-voting a question, please do comment about your reason to down-vote the question. This will help ...
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Важливо / ReadMe for the “Ukrainian Language” proposal

Ця сторінка є не обговоренням, а інформацією. Ukrainian Language proposal — це сторінка пропозиції (англ. proposal) щодо відкриття на базі платформи Stack Exchange сайту питань і відповідей про ...

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