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Welcome to the Yoruba Wikipedia, Demmy! If you have any questions about how Wikipedia works, don't hesitate to ask me or someone else here... I don't speak Yoruba myself, but I'd like to learn it, and I am the ambassador of this Wikipedia. Belgian man 15:22, 2 April 2007 (UTC)

Hi Demmy, a welcome from me also! Unfortunately, I don't speak Yoruba either (though I do read some). You've added a bunch of fine articles on scientific subjects lately, thanks for that! If you need any help, for example in deleting spam or some other administrative task, I might be able to help out. See you around! — mark 16:17, 9 April 2007 (UTC)


Hi Demmy, this is just to note that I am currently on a three-month fieldtrip in Ghana, so I was unable to support your bid for adminship. Do let me know next time you want to try (use the 'email this user' function), because I will readily support you.

All the best, and thanks again for your good work around here.

mark 09:21, 8 August 2007 (UTC)

Àwọn àkóónú

Request for translation. Yanka Kupala and Yakub Kolas[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Warm greeting from Belarusian Wikipedia! This year we celebrate 130. birthday of Belarusian great poets en:Yanka Kupala and en:Yakub Kolas Could you help us to translate articles into your unique and honourable language? Thank you in advance! --Rymchonak 15:58, 14 Oṣù Kínní 2012 (UTC)

Ayọ[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy! I need the help of someone who knows Yoruba. The name of the German singer Ayọ (meaning 'joy' or 'joyful') is normaly written as Ayo. (with a dot at the end) in English or German articles. It is mentioned on several sites on the internet that the dot is important because without it Ayo would mean "onion" in Yoruba. However, I wasn't able to confirm this (although it is mentioned on the German version of her official website) and none of the online Yoruba dictionaries I found includes the word 'ayo' at all. An anonymous user has now edited the English article writing instead that ayo "would refer to a pitted board game popular among the Yorubas" (which seems to be supported by this website). I would be very grateful if you could maybe clearify the meaning of the Yorubian word 'ayo' (if it exists) and if it has anything to do with onions, so that the correct information can be included in this Wikipedia article.

Thanks very much! Optimale 12:39, 28 August 2007

Ayọ̀[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Ayò (without the dot on o) does indeed mean game (any type of game; not just the pitted board game referred to by the anonymous). "Àlùbọ́sà" is the yoruba word for onion. Ayọ̀ (with the dotted o) of course mean joy or joyful. Demmy 16:08, 28 August 2007 (UTC)

Thanks for the information Demmy.
Hmm I see you write ọ̀ instead of (an additional grave accent above the o). So is Ayọ wrong and should really be Ayọ̀ (e.g. to mean joy, although the singers name seems always to be written with a dot underneath a normal o, not an ò)???
But I assume in the simplified writting Ayo. the finer detail of using o or ò gets lost anyway and the trailing dot just represents the dot underneath. So in conclusion Ayo without the trailing dot doesn't have anything to do with the word 'onion' in Yoruba and this story is just made up. Optimale 9:56, 29 August 2007

Almazán[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Please, could you translate this article onto the language of this Wikipedia? Thanks for your help. If you wanna translate your city onto Aragonese, Spanish, Catalonian, Galician o Asturian language, tell it to me, please. --Jeneme 12:45, 16 December 2007 (UTC)

YOruba[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

If this is Yoruba wiki, why is everything but the articles in english? --Avril Lavigne 02:31, 19 December 2007 (UTC)

Hi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Dearest Demmy, how are you? I am wondering if somebody would be so kind to help me translate a short-stub version of two or three sentences of this article for the Yoruba (.yo) wikipedia? Thank you very much for any advice or help you could offer :) Gina Maraya 03:09, 13 January 2008 (UTC)

Hello Demmy[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy! I was wondering whether you received my message above. I am including it below just in case I committed a mistake in posting it incorrectly.
Dearest Demmy, how are you? I am wondering if somebody would be so kind to help me translate a short-stub version of two or three sentences of this article for the Yoruba (.yo) wikipedia? Thank you very much for any advice or help you could offer :)
-Gina Maraya 07:02, 29 January 2008 (UTC)


I will try and do it this weekend. Sorry for the late response. Demmy 12:13, 30 January 2008 (UTC)

Auckland Grammar School[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Good Afternoon Demmy,

Could you please write a stub http://yo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Grammar_School - just a few sentences based on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Grammar_School? Only 2-5 sentences enough. Please. --Per Angusta 04:11, 1 February 2008 (UTC)

Translations[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, please set Your interface here in the Special:Preferences to yo, because right now You are translating the English interface: MediaWiki:Toolbox/en (every message with .../en is from the English interface. And please make translations preferably on Betawiki (I saw You already did some translations there, thanks :) )

If You like I would also like to invite You to #wikimedia-admin, the cross-wiki coordination channel for Wikimedia administrators. Please feel free to contact me if You are interested on my meta talkpage, best regards, --birdy (:> )=| 12:06, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

Cool, thanks! If You just delete MediaWiki:Tooltip-p-logo/en, MediaWiki:Toolbox/en and MediaWiki:Undeletecomment/en, then the English interface names will be restored (for those only who use the English setting in the preferences), best regards, --birdy (:> )=| 13:46, 9 February 2008 (UTC)


Hi Demmy! I see you are doing more translations here than on Betawiki. Birdy said this, but I want to say it again; please translate on Betawiki. The only disadvantage is that you will see it over a few days, not immediately. For the rest, there are only advantages: You can use the Betawiki translations on every MediaWiki wiki, this includes every Wikimedia wiki! Thank you very much, SPQRobin 17:13, 9 February 2008 (UTC) (btw, if you want to answer, you can do it here)

Ok. I didn't know they were different. I will switch then. thanks demmy 17:21, 9 February 2008 (UTC)
Thank you! If you want to know more about the differences between translating here and translating on betawiki, see betawiki:Translating:Why use Betawiki. By the way, if you like statistics, you can view them on betawiki:Translating:Group statistics. Greetings, SPQRobin 23:08, 9 February 2008 (UTC)

Diacriticals[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

pls explain your reversions. I think it is inappropriate. If u are worried that people cannot type Yoruba diacritics when searching for a page, that is why we have a redirects, check for example Naijiria, u notice please that u still reach the intended page. --Alanafe 19:18, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

Objection to adminship[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi demmy, why you objected to my admin, we need admin to help fix this wiki? I not objected to ur admin, so why you to object to mine, please do not. Thanks. --Alanafe

Can you point to where I objected to your adminship?
N G R

demmy 16:55, 11 March 2008 (UTC)

http://yo.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Alanafe it is now cited at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_permissions#Alanafe.40yo.wikipedia : "On hold The only other active user there has some objections, as this suggests. I would tend to not granting access." in reference to your comment. --Alanafe 11:12, 12 March 2008 (UTC)
Iam sorry the stewards read my post (which was intended for you) wrongly. I had made that known to them so I hope they'll reconsider. Good luck demmy 13:59, 12 March 2008 (UTC)
Thank you Demmy, I look forward to work together with you. --Alanafe 21:23, 13 March 2008 (UTC)

Pages to delete[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, I noticed many of the non-encyclopedic pages created by Professor Adewole had the word "ISBN" in them so I search for it. [1] in fact it is a good list of articles we must delete. We must be careful though as some articles can be save, for example please view [2] --Alanafe 14:31, 15 March 2008 (UTC)

Interwiki Bot's[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Could you please be so kind to give user:Escarbot User:TXiKiBoT User:Thijs!bot User:VolkovBot User:CarsracBot User:JAnDbot] the bot status. Or ask someone that can very nicely. Because it look like those editors are done the most of the editing. Beside myself and what I do a bot could do better :) Carsrac 21:24, 8 April 2008 (UTC)

  • Update it is a work in progress and some of the bots on this already have a bot flag. An up to date list is on my talk page. With a few exception they are all very well know bot's with a lot of bots flags on other wiki's. The unknow are CarsracBot and JAnDbot Carsrac 10:23, 9 April 2008 (UTC)

Because there is no reaction or should I say interest. I have placed the request on meta. Carsrac 10:13, 1 June 2008 (UTC)

    • I think its better there at meta, because we have no beaurecrat here. Of course I would love to give bot approval if I knew how its done. demmy 13:02, 1 June 2008 (UTC)
      • The technical thing of giving flags are done by the steward, but they want to have local advice (read approval) for the flag. And that is what I was asking. CarsracBot 10:58, 7 June 2008 (UTC)

Category:Candidates for speedy deletion[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Could take a look at this category and translate it in yo and take care that it is emptied regulary. For the time being make it bilanguagal ;) And Template:delete maybe should also be translated. If there is already a local variant of it say it and I will use it next time. Carsrac 20:21, 10 April 2008 (UTC)

Hi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

How are you, Demmy?

I would like to know if you would please help me as so to improve this fascinating, albeit short, article that has changed title on so many numerous occasions but has yet to grow enough from the English translation.

A friendly hug!

Olabisi 06:26, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

Bot policy[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello. To facilitate steward granting of bot access, I suggest implementing the standard bot policy on this wiki. This will involve creating a redirect to this page from Project:Bot policy, and adding a line at the top noting that it is used here. In particular, this policy allows automatic acceptance of known interlanguage linking bots (if this page says that is acceptable), which form the vast majority of such requests.

Please read the text at m:Bot policy before commenting. If you object, please say so; it will be implemented in one week if there is no objection, since it is particularly written to streamline bot requests on wikis with little or no community interested in bot access requests. Carsrac 11:13, 30 May 2008 (UTC)

Done. —Pathoschild 04:49:43, 07 June 2008 (UTC)

invitation[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

As an Administrator, you are allowed into #wikimedia-admin, the cross-wiki coordination channel for Wikimedia administrators. Any member of the channel can invite you in temporarily, but you need an invite exemption from a channel operator to get in whenever you want. Please come to #wikimedia and ask for an invite.

Any admin from any project is welcome and it is a good place for cross-wiki coordination of vandal and spam fighting. It is also useful for new admins to contact more experienced admins in real-time to get help with the more complicated admin tasks such as history merges/splits and importing via Special:Import.

Please remember to translate the interface at betawiki: only and to upload images preferably at commons:

Thank you

Best regards, --birdy (:> )=| 10:41, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

The translation request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

The translation request
Hi! Could I ask you to translate the article which you can find below into Yoruba? Please help me to show our language to the world – the article is quite short and has been selected from English and Silesian article and shortened as possible to contain only the basic informations. If you would finish, please, make me know on my Silesian or Polish discussion. Thanks in advance.
PS. If you want me to translate any article into Polish or Silesian, contact me without hesistation.
So, here’s the text to translation:

The Silesian language (Silesian: ślůnsko godka, ślůnski, sometimes also pů našymu) is a language spoken by people in the Upper Silesia region in Poland, but also in Czech Republic and Germany. In 2002 about 56 000 declared Silesian as their native language, but the number of speakers is estimated on 1 250 000.

Silesian is closely related to Polish language, that’s why it is considered as a dialect of Polish by some linguistics.


External links[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Thank you once again, Timpul 11:37, 18 July 2008 (UTC)

Extension of temporary adminship[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi! Please see m:Steward_requests/Permissions/Approved_temporary#Demmy.40yo.wikipedia, your temporary adminship has been extended to 2008 December 01. Please advise of any questions or concerns, best wishes. ++Lar: t/c 00:05, 10 September 2008 (UTC)

Speedy deletions[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy! Could you please take a look at this category?. The files housed into need to be speedy deleted. Thank you. -- Dferg Please, notify me on m:User talk:Dferg when you have done so in order to archive the request. Thank you.

Thank you very much. I suggest you to watch regulary this page in order to verify if any file has been requested for deletion. Thanks a lot. :) m:User:Dferg

Hello Demmy, please could You have a look at Ẹ̀ka:Candidates for speedy deletion again :) kind thanks, best regards, --birdy (:> )=| 09:15, 10 March 2009 (UTC)

Category:Science[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Thanks for cleaning up the mess I created yesterday! --LA2 04:05, 5 January 2009 (UTC)

Àdàkọ:User sw[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello, Demmy. Would you be so kind help me improving above mentioned template? There's some changes are needed on that template, so, I need your help to make it better! Hope you'll help me for that. Cheers...--Mwanaharakati (Longa) 13:32, 16 February 2009 (UTC)

Can you translate...[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Demmy, can you translate to French or English "Ẹ kú àbọ̀ si ojú-ewé Wikipedia ni èdè Yorùbá!" and "Gbàbílà a-rinkinkin-lósòó" for the french wikipédia's Oracle users? It's for make an article and redirection. Thanks. ViZiT 00:14, 15 March 2009 (UTC)

Translation Request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Greetings!Could you please help me create this article in your language? Any help at all would be very gratefully appreciated, Thank you. --冰热海风 06:34, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

Request for help[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi! Could you translate and add this article into your wonderful wikipedia? You can reach me here. Thanks. With Kind Regards --Warayupay 22:43, 22 June 2009 (UTC) 12:50, 19 Giu 2009 (UTC)

Tacloban

Ph locator leyte tacloban.png

Tacloban is a port city in the Philippines. It is approximately 360 miles southeast of Manila. It is the capital of the province of Leyte. It is also the regional center of Eastern Visayas.

en:Tacloban


yo.wiktionary.org[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi, could you give me hint were I can find the articles that can or could be moved to the yo.wiktionary.org project. Maybe there should be made a special category for those articles. Carsrac 12:45, 28 June 2009 (UTC)

License of photo of Ken_Saro-Wiwa[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi, I have seen the article about Ken_Saro-Wiwa. I would like to put he photo in http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ken_Saro-Wiwa but nothing is mentioned about a license. Could you please upload the photo in Commons? Thanks, Wouterhagens 07:02, 1 July 2009 (UTC) (my talkpage)


Translation of a short story[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi my friend!

I would like to request something from you. Yes, translation. I hope, it's not a bad thing for you. Some years ago I wrote a (really) short story about a lonely man (actually symbolized the Saami nation). I translated into some languages and I thought, it would be great to have it more, like also in Yoruba :) I made this page, the English translation is somewhere there. You can put the Yoruba translation there. Thank you again! Sorry for my disturb... :( - hu:User:Eino81

Yoruba Wikipedia[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

You're more than welcome, Sir! Jhendin 17:57, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Interface translation in translatewiki.net[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy. I see that you have recently made some translations in the MediaWiki namespace. About a month ago you stopped contributing to twn for now. If you translate there, your translations will be used in *all* MediaWiki installations, including all of those of Wikimedia (and this one), and not only here. I do hope you consider contributing there again, as it will help all Yoruba reading users using MediaWiki. Cheers! Siebrand 00:28, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

Email[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi there. I just sent you an email. Amsaim 21:03, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

Hi Demmy. Thanks very much for the nice translation into the Yorùbá language. Amsaim 20:09, 26 September 2009 (UTC)

Its a pleasure.demmy 20:25, 26 September 2009 (UTC)

Request of translation en:Campora San Giovanni in Yoruba[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Dear Friend, writes if kindly you would translate in yoruba the article regarding my village native. here some Nigerian ones live.. some as I operated near the local agricultural firms... others as workers near the building firms. In exchange for the courtesy I can translate in Italian an article of your interest. and in his dialects you launch: Sicilian, Neapolitan, Piedmontese, Venetian, Bolognese, Ligurian, Friulian. ask me and I reciprocate the courtesy. in attends him of one certain answer of yours I thank you in advance. graces and regards from Campora San Giovanni--Lodewijk Vadacchino 14:33, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

p.s. sorry my bad english--Lodewijk Vadacchino 14:33, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Translation[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello. Could you translate some words into Yoruba to help with localization of your Wikipedia?

  • Robot -
  • Adding -
  • Modifying -
  • Removing -

Thank you! Hugo.arg 13:00, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

*Robot - Bot
  • Adding - Fífikún
  • Modifying - Títúnṣe
  • Removing - Yíyọkúrò

demmy 17:14, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

Translation request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Greetings Demmy! Would you be so kind to help me translate part of this article into the wonderful Yoruba language? It's listed as one of the articles every Wikipedia should have. Please. 3-4 lines would be enough. --Mer De Glace 13:58, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

Random articles bad translated (or not translated) and a request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy. I've just saw that Albert Einstein and New Jersey are bad translated or are not translated. Also, they doesn't have encyclopaedic text, just an infobox. Could you do something for these articles?

Also, I came here to request the translation of simple:Pichilemu, a 3-4 lines stub would be really appreciated. Thank you. --MisterWiki 21:42, 2 February 2010 (UTC)

Libel investigation[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, fyi: I've restored Ọ̀rọ̀:Ferdinand_Magellan, because the so called libel investigation mentioned in the page history, if not fake, only applies to en:wiki and admins there have of course no authority on other projects. The user in question is vandalising cross wiki as ever and the warning on the talk page therefore still hasn't lost its meaning. See [3] and [4]. Regards, Wutsje 03:43, 22 March 2010 (UTC)

Hello[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

You have made corrections to several articles I have started on Nigerian politicians on the English wikipedia. That is really helpful. I try to stay neutral and factual, working purely from sources available on the web, but if you see any pattern where you think I am consistently showing bias please point it out to me. There are probably sensitivities I am completely blind to. Don't be polite! Thanks, Aymatth2 22:28, 4 April 2010 (UTC)

Temporary access expired[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Demmy. The temporary access you requested on this wiki has expired (see archived request). Thanks. Nick1915 01:47, 3 June 2010 (UTC)

connectivity project[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hallo, my name is Anastasiya Lvova, I'm "duty" in Connectivity project. The essence of the "Connectivity" project is to study and enhance the coherence of Wikipedia, or, in other words, to improve hypertext navigation between articles. The project deals with deadends, isolated articles, non-categorized articles, transitivity of the category tree, etc.

We want to work with your language version, but we need configured MediaWiki:Disambiguationspage for it (with direct links to template namespace pages, for example, ru:MediaWiki:Disambiguationspage/de:MediaWiki:Disambiguationspage/fr:MediaWiki:Disambiguationspage). Is it possible to set it up for our usage?

thanks in advance, Lvova 17:50, 13 June 2010 (UTC)

It works, thank you! Lvova 04:24, 14 June 2010 (UTC)

Hello and Thanks[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

I am sorry. Thanks for Éso / Èso‎. But, my reference in the Yoruba Dictionary html ([5]) and pdf ([6]) : fruit n éso ômô.

Ọba[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi, Demmy. Can you please take a look at the request I placed here? Thanks, Waldir 23:59, 12 Oṣù Kẹjọ 2010 (UTC)

Hi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, nice work you are doing here! I saw on Meta-Wiki that you have become an ambassador as well, which sounds nice to me as you are way more active than me and speaks the language. If you don't mind, I update the Wikipedia:Embassy page with the languages you speak. Feel free to make another translation of the introductory text, I'll maybe make Spanish and Portuguese versions as well when I have some time.

Greetings, Belgian man 19:46, 25 Oṣù Kẹ̀wá 2010 (UTC)

Nice!!! Good work. I'll add Yoruba translation. demmy 00:55, 26 Oṣù Kẹ̀wá 2010 (UTC)

Redundant category[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

It seems, that typo in Ẹ̀ka:Àwọn ọjọ́ìbí ní 1806 or Ẹ̀ka:Àwọn ojọ́ìbí ní 1806. What you think, it will be correct to delete one category ? --Movses 20:56, 21 Oṣù Kejìlá 2010 (UTC)

Thanks. I've deleted the one with the typo.Demmy 01:19, 22 Oṣù Kejìlá 2010 (UTC)

Hello Demmy[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

I am writing from Italy and we are looking for someone who could translate and upload on yo.wikipedia this page [7]. It is very important for us. Can you help us ? Thanks a lot--Aeron10 18:25, 13 Oṣù Kínní 2011 (UTC)

Thats possible. I will try and do it this weekend.Demmy 18:35, 13 Oṣù Kínní 2011 (UTC)
Very kind of you ! Thank you for your help--Aeron10 11:58, 14 Oṣù Kínní 2011 (UTC)
Happy St. Valentine's Day Demmy ! How are You ? I hope you've not forgotten me and my page to translate...Best wishes :-)--Aeron10 18:13, 14 Oṣù Kejì 2011 (UTC)

Please, could you translate en:Podolsk into Yorùbá? Naturally if you have available time![àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Good day to you! Could you, please, translate into Yorùbá the article, containing two-three sentences, about this city in Russia? I’d like to thank you in advance :)--Переход Артур 11:16, 15 Oṣù Kejì 2011 (UTC)

Thank you very much! If you need any support in Russian Wikipedia (e.g. translation of the article in Russian), please, address me here ^_^ --Переход Артур 15:34, 15 Oṣù Kejì 2011 (UTC)

kindly request of translation for en:Campora San Giovanni, en:Mérida (Venezuela), and en:Feria del Sol (Mérida) in Yoruba..thank you so much--Lodewijk Vadacchino 19:08, 18 Oṣù Kẹfà 2011 (UTC)[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Good Evening to you, Greeting from Calabria and from Venezuela, write you, if kindly you could translate the articles of Campora San Giovanni and Mérida in Yoruba, on the base of the English...and if kindly you could translate the Feria del Sol, festival typically of this Maravillouse City, that is receiving great international success. In Change I will translate you in Italian and other Italian dialects on Wikipedia, an article of your interest, I deal me with biographies, history, some religion and geography, and other gendres. I am sure that we will find us in full accord. In a wait him of one certain answer of yours I thank you in advance of true heart.Thanks So Much--Lodewijk Vadacchino 19:08, 18 Oṣù Kẹfà 2011 (UTC)

a simple stub is ok :)--Lodewijk Vadacchino 19:09, 18 Oṣù Kẹfà 2011 (UTC)

J.C. Watts, Cedic Richmond[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, thanks for starting articles on members of the U.S. Congress. I wondered whether you could help start an article on the Yoruba Wikipedia by translating the introduction to this article? Best wishes Hekerui 08:12, 21 Oṣù Kẹfà 2011 (UTC)

Thank you! Hekerui 21:00, 21 Oṣù Kẹfà 2011 (UTC)

Article requests[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi, Demmy! Do you do article requests in Yoruba? If so, I have several possible articles listed at: Ọ̀rọ̀:Ojúewé_Àkọ́kọ́#Stub_requests If you are in the Lagos or Abuja areas, I also have some photograph requests in mind. Thanks WhisperToMe 18:34, 26 Oṣù Kẹfà 2011 (UTC)

  • Hi again! I added some more articles to the request list, including Maroko, that neighborhood in Lagos that was bulldozed WhisperToMe 18:17, 1 Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 2011 (UTC)

Round Rocks / Mountains in south western Nigeria[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Demmy! As a small boy I lived some 3 years in Ikeja Lagos and some years ago I have been travelling with my father on a business trip from Lagos via Ibadan, Oshogbo, Ilorin, Ilesha, Ondo, Ado Ekiti and some other cities. On my trip I have seen some round Rocks looking like gigant egs in the landscape. The Rocks have a heigth of approx. 200 - 300 Meters above ground level, having a small forest on their top and they have a very plain and even surface. Do you know the names of this rocks or mountains? Please also leave a short message on my disciussion page. --Bullenwächter 09:45, 9 Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 2011 (UTC)

wikimedia nigeria[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

hi demmy, did you ever think in helping to create a nigerian wikimedia chapter? --ThurnerRupert 08:04, 30 Oṣù Kẹ̀wá 2011 (UTC)

Project Request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Demmy! We cannot thankyou enough for the great work you are involved with on Wikipedia, keep up the great work. I'm currently involved in the Yoruba Project on en:Wikipedia and one of our Contributors made a request for the creation of some articles. Please kindly check the talk page to see these requests. Thank you in advance. Otelemuyen 03:38, 5 November 2011 (UTC)

Darius I of Persia[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello, the article named Darius I of Persia says that Darius was the Pharaoh of Egypt but before becoming Pharaoh of Egypt he was Emperor of the Persian Empire, so please emend it. thanx Faramarz 10:10, 7 Oṣù Kọkànlá 2011 (UTC)

Hello[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Great work on this Wikipedia. Have you seen the list of the most viewed Yoruba Wikipedia articles? It appears that the article Internet is the most viewed, after the main page. Perhaps it's worth expanding that article a little? Just an idea; keep up the great work, 24.84.9.97 20:05, 8 Oṣù Kínní 2012 (UTC)

Hi![àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

I was just in Nigeria and took some moments to review the progress of yo.wikipedia - amazing work! I'd love to chat with you by email or skype to learn more about how it is going and what kind of support you might need to take this even further!--Jimbo Wales (talk) 14:28, 31 Oṣù Kẹta 2012 (UTC)

Greetings[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Just want to commend you on your great work! The deleted article Ọ̀rún is infact linked to wiktionary; could you kindly recreate or atleast give some advice on how to make it good enough for main space. Otelemuyen (talk) 19:02, 8 Oṣù Kẹrin 2012 (UTC)

Help me plz[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Can you help me to move the English articles to their Yoruba names? I cannot do it on my own because i don't have endless time (anyway please stop creating articles in english because that doesn't make any sense [if you want to see an english article you go to the english wikipedia] and you have to move all those articles afterwards)--Poarps (talk) 13:09, 12 Oṣù Kàrún 2012 (UTC)

Are there any articles in English? Can you make a list of all english-language articles in this wikipedia so i (or we) can move them to their proper Yoruba names?--Poarps (talk) 08:46, 10 Oṣù Kẹfà 2012 (UTC)
No answer?--Poarps (talk) 18:22, 12 Oṣù Kẹfà 2012 (UTC)
Why are you moving articles to english names?--Poarps (talk) 07:41, 28 Oṣù Keje 2012 (UTC)

Translation[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Could I request the translation of Commons:Template:Assessments/translate/yo? Thanks! -- とある白い猫 chi? 03:27, 1 Oṣù Keje 2012 (UTC)

Wikipedian of the Year 2012[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Jimbo Wales has just announced the Wikipedian of the Year award, and it is you! Congratulations! Rich Farmbrough (talk) 14:41, 12 Oṣù Keje 2012 (UTC)

Congratulations!! Hundreds here applauding your accomplishments! --Varnent (talk) 14:42, 12 Oṣù Keje 2012 (UTC)
Congratz! Piandcompany (talk) 14:50, 12 Oṣù Keje 2012 (UTC)
+1 and Kudos :-) This award comes with a prize as well. Congrats from the afrophone meetup @ Wikimania. Sj (talk) 17:28, 14 Oṣù Keje 2012 (UTC)
Yes, congratulations! Thank you so much for all of your work on this Wikipedia :) Phoebe (talk) 10:46, 28 Oṣù Kẹjọ 2012 (UTC)

Hi, Demmy! I want to contact you - can you reach me at jwales@wikia.com?--Jimbo Wales (ọ̀rọ̀) 10:14, 13 Oṣù Kínní 2013 (UTC)

This is to confirm that the email I sent was really from me! Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 16:25, 14 Oṣù Kínní 2013 (UTC)

Massive Copyright infringement![àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

This wikipedia is not in Yoruba but a mixture of English and a bit Yoruba. Stop copying text from the English Wikipedia please. And stop creating articles in english with those texts. It has 1. to be in Yoruba, and it is 2. illegal to copy text giving credits! Consider the principles plz.--Poarps (talk) 17:20, 4 Oṣù Kẹjọ 2012 (UTC)

You don't get it. Most content here (mostly from you) is copied text from the English Wikipedia, which is absolutely forbidden and senseless. You can look it up in the English Wikipedia either. The Yoruba Wikipedia is obsolete then. We have to report this to the Wikimedia Foundation.--Poarps (talk) 08:10, 6 Oṣù Kẹjọ 2012 (UTC)
Actually, it is allowed as long as he cites the source. If he discloses that the text comes from the English Wikipedia, it's okay. The Yoruba Wikipedia and the English Wikipedia have the same license. Now, what you can do, is ask Poarps to translate the material upon copying it. WhisperToMe (talk) 21:59, 9 Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 2012 (UTC)
You are creating english articles yourself either.--Chauahuasachca (talk) 18:07, 11 Oṣù Kejìlá 2012 (UTC)

Article translation/collaboration request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, how are you? Mate, I am trying to find an editor/s who can help by translating User:Russavia/Polandball into Yoruba. I noticed that you have created articles on Yoruba Wikipedia such as Ajagun Ojúòfurufú Nàìjíríà, and i am wondering if we could make a collaborative trade?

If you could translate that article into Yoruba for me, I would be happy to upload approximately 50 Nigerian aviation photos to Commons from amongst the 200,000 I have permission to upload. I have uploaded a number of photos relating to Nigerian aviation to give you a brief idea of what I can upload, and I am keeping a gallery at User:Russavia of photos uploaded.

Would you be interested in such a "trade"? Do let me know, either by responding here, or on my talk page, or by emailing me. Cheers, Russavia (talk) 09:02, 21 Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 2012 (UTC)

My freind[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

It means National Seal of the Comoros. Not Coat of arms. You make mistakes.--Chauahuasachca (talk) 20:37, 9 Oṣù Kọkànlá 2012 (UTC)

You cannot read?--Chauahuasachca (talk) 19:49, 10 Oṣù Kọkànlá 2012 (UTC)

Owoye Andrew Azazi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy, will you be doing an article on Owoye Andrew Azazi and the others who were killed in the Nigerian Navy helicopter crash? If so, let me know, and I will upload some photos of the helicopter which crashed to Commons for use on that article. Cheers, Russavia (talk) 08:44, 16 Oṣù Kejìlá 2012 (UTC)

It appears that I don't have access to the actual helicopter involved in the crash, but you can see two photos of the "Ajagun Ojúomi Nàìjíríà" Agusta A-109 "sisterships" on my userpage. If they come in useful for you, i'll let you decide -- if you create such an article that is :) Russavia (talk) 15:51, 16 Oṣù Kejìlá 2012 (UTC)

1 YEAR???????!!!!!![àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

I saw today that you blocked me for one year!!!!!! Why did you do that? What have i done? I didn't do anything! Why have you blocked me, WHY?????? I just can't understand that... :( It's just sad... Could you make me free again? I just don't know why... I don't want to be blocked, I want to be free!!! Please!!!! I really plead that you abloish this unjust BLOCK... :( --2001:4CA0:2201:1:6DB0:C8F6:BBC2:CE3D 09:18, 17 Oṣù Kínní 2013 (UTC)

What was the username that was blocked?Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 15:06, 17 Oṣù Kínní 2013 (UTC)
Chauahuasachca :'(
I will unblock, but you have to stop moving pages please. Before you rename a page, please ask first if it is correct.Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 16:28, 17 Oṣù Kínní 2013 (UTC)
I am still blocked. :(

Question about revert[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Can you explain https://yo.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Daniela_Hantuchová&diff=prev&oldid=442770 ? See also: Ọ̀rọ̀:Daniela Hantuchová. PiRSquared17 (ọ̀rọ̀) 17:14, 3 Oṣù Kejì 2013 (UTC)

Because Hantuchova is not òṣèré but a tennis player Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 01:57, 4 Oṣù Kejì 2013 (UTC)

Question[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Demmy. A journalist interested in non-English language Wikipedias got in touch with Wikimedia UK asking for help. The Yoruba Wikipedia caught their eye and they would like to talk to someone who can speak English and is familiar with the Yoruba Wikipedia. Would you be willing to talk to them about the project? If you reply here I will receive an email letting me know. The journalist is interested in how non-English language Wikipedias might promote multilingualism. Richard Nevell (WMUK) (ọ̀rọ̀) 15:57, 14 Oṣù Kejì 2013 (UTC)

Of course it will be my pleasure to talk to him. Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 19:16, 14 Oṣù Kejì 2013 (UTC)
Great, if you could let me know your email address (just send an email to richard.nevell@wikimedia.org.uk) I'll put you in touch with the journalist. Richard Nevell (WMUK) (ọ̀rọ̀) 10:25, 15 Oṣù Kejì 2013 (UTC)

Some request[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello, Demmy! I have a favor to ask of you. Please, improve this article. I don't speak yoruba, so I wrote this letter in english. Anime is the japanese animation for children and adult. I think, that yoruba wikipedia should contain this page (I'm user from the ukrainian wikipedia, and anime fans). Silent hill Hunter (ọ̀rọ̀) 09:40, 17 Oṣù Kẹta 2013 (UTC)

O wumi lati je Oluko Ede Yoruba ni Ile Okeere[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

ORUKO MI NI AZEEZ YUSUFF OLAIYA, MOJE OMO ORILE EDE NIGERIA TI O SI WUMI LATI JE OKAN LARA AWON OLUKO TI YOO MAA KO AWON ELEDE KEJI TI ONI IFE SI EDE YORUBA IN YORUBA. E SEE PUPO.

Did you ever receive the Wikipedian of the Year award prize money?[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Demmy, Jimmy Wales said the other day in English Wikipedia that even though close to two years have passed, he still has not paid the 2011 winner of his Wikipedian of the Year award the promised $5,000 in prize money. He says the delay is because he wanted to travel to the winner's country and make a ceremony of it. How is it in your case? Have you received the prize money from Jimmy Wales, and/or has a similar ceremony been planned, or already taken place? Thanks for any info you can give me on this. Best wishes, Jayen466 (ọ̀rọ̀) 07:01, 24 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)

Jimmy Wales contacted me in January but I haven't heard from him since. He told me then that he was going to Davos and when he return he would process the paper work and send me the prize money but he is yet to contact me so I am really not sure what the delay is. He didn't say anything about holding ceremony. Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 15:57, 24 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
Thanks Demmy. I wish I could say that surprises me, but it doesn't. I'll talk to some journalists and get back to you. Best wishes, --Jayen466 (ọ̀rọ̀) 19:41, 24 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
The Davos summit ended on January 26. It's April 24th now. I've never heard of it taking 88 days to process a payment. Sounds like another fib from Der Jimbo. - 50.144.130.18 02:05, 25 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
Demmy, could you e-mail me at jayen466 (AT) yahoo.com ? --Jayen466 (ọ̀rọ̀) 18:36, 25 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
For Kevin Morris.Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 17:17, 26 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
For those following along, here's the story by Kevin Morris. It doesn't look good for Jimbo. His excuses aside, the evidence remains -- he's 0 for 2 in paying two consecutive Wikipedian of the Year awards. An honorable man pays his debts as promptly as possible, and doesn't need to be reminded or publicly shamed. - 50.144.0.32 11:04, 27 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
Jimmy Wales sent me an email yesterday after reporter Kevin Morris of the Dailydot.com contacted him. He promised to investigate why the payment is delayed. Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 11:12, 27 Oṣù Kẹrin 2013 (UTC)
Have you gotten the money yet? If, no, have you gotten a new email from Jimbo? Thanks. 76.126.173.168 18:05, 5 Oṣù Kàrún 2013 (UTC)
I certainly hope this problem has been resolved.
Best wishes, Varlaam (ọ̀rọ̀) 23:29, 7 Oṣù Kẹta 2014 (UTC)
Yes it has been resolved since last year. Thanks for your interest. Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 06:07, 8 Oṣù Kẹta 2014 (UTC)
Glad to hear it.
Congratulations as well, Varlaam (ọ̀rọ̀) 18:58, 8 Oṣù Kẹta 2014 (UTC)

Hello![àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi there, I'm Chrisportelli from the Maltese Wikipedia. Just sent you an email I would like you to take a look at ;) Chrisportelli (ọ̀rọ̀) 05:09, 7 Oṣù Kàrún 2013 (UTC)

Translating[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy. Bawo ni. :)

My name is Anna. I work for the Wikimedia Foundation in San Francisco. It's nice to meet you. :)

I've just posted a message about VisualEditor and I hope you can translate it into Yoruba.

I'm also contacting you because we need Yoruba translators to help with the deployment of the new mw:VisualEditor on yo.wikipedia.

It's important that we get the User Guide and the User Interface translated before VisualEditor is deployed to users, if we can.

To translate the User Interface, you need to start an account at translatewiki.net.

More information on the translating work is available at MediaWiki: Translation Central.

Ẹ ṣé. :) Thanks for all you do for this wiki. :)

Sincerely yours,

Anna Koval (WMF) (talk) 21:54, 26 Oṣù Kọkànlá 2013 (UTC)

Translations of medical articles[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Demmy! Happy New Year, I hope you are well.

The medical project on the English Wikipedia and Translators Without Borders have been working together to translate high-quality medical content (featured articles) into lots of languages, including Yoruba. There are four completed articles ready to go. Instructions on how to add them are [8]. If you would like to go ahead and add them, please do, and if you don't have time I can do it. Thanks! -- Phoebe (ọ̀rọ̀) 18:31, 3 Oṣù Kínní 2014 (UTC)

I went ahead and added Hepatitis C -- Phoebe (ọ̀rọ̀) 18:46, 3 Oṣù Kínní 2014 (UTC)
Great work. You can add the other 3 articles if possible. My time is limited presently so I am only able to attend to routine admin stuff. Demmy (ọ̀rọ̀) 19:16, 3 Oṣù Kínní 2014 (UTC)
OK, I will add them. I don't speak Yorubu so can't check the content, but these have been reviewed by two translators - and let me know if you see any mistakes. Thanks for everything you do here! -- Phoebe (ọ̀rọ̀) 19:55, 3 Oṣù Kínní 2014 (UTC)
Hi Demmy, can you please check that this article is at the proper title? Ọna-ọfun. It's a translation of simple:Streptococcal_pharyngitis. It's the only one I'm not sure of. Thanks! -- Phoebe (ọ̀rọ̀) 22:26, 3 Oṣù Kínní 2014 (UTC)

Wikiindaba:A convocation of African Wikipedians[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi Demmy. We are planning the first African conference for Wikipedians in South Africa later this year. I would like to know if you are interested in attending and/know of more Nigerian Wikipedians who would love to attend, we will soon opening scholarship application process and I am confident that you meet the activity criteria. Please see our off wiki conference page here.--Thuvack (ọ̀rọ̀) 22:35, 14 Oṣù Kẹta 2014 (UTC)

Update on Upcoming Wiki Indaba Conference[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hello Sir. My name is Rexford Nkansah, currently serving as a Wikipedian in Residence at the Africa Centre in Cape Town.

The Wikimedia Foundation has shared with us the incredible number of edits that you have done on this Wikipedia.

As one of the highest contributors to one of the languages of the African continent, I want to inform you about the upcoming Wiki Indaba Conference which is similar to Wikimania, however, its designed by Africans for Africans.

This message is to inform you about scholarship to attend application currently open. You're invited to apply for scholarship to attend this conference.

Please see the main Wiki Indaba Website for more details on Eligibility and Deadline – look at www.wikiindaba.net for more details. And like the facebook page for updates.

Please don't hesitate to get in touch should you have any questions.

my contact is rexford[@]wikiafrica.net --Nkansahrexford (ọ̀rọ̀) 13:20, 31 Oṣù Kẹta 2014 (UTC)

Maurizio Malvestiti[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

Hi, dear Demmy, how are you? I'm asking your help to open in Yorubà this page, please. Also a little stub, no problem!

I'll help in opening a page in Italian or Portuguese. Thanks a lot!

Rei Momo (ọ̀rọ̀) 09:28, 1 Oṣù Kẹ̀sán 2014 (UTC)