VinQuettaParma

The NeoQuenya and NeoSindarin Wiktionary

VinQuettaParma

The NeoQuenya and NeoSindarin Wiktionary


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 ====== Welcome to VinQuettaParma ====== ====== Welcome to VinQuettaParma ======
  
-//​**VinQuettaParma**//​ (VQP) is a community-maintained wiktionary of NeoQuenya neologisms, coined words, and phrases. It is intended to be a source ​for anyone wishing to author or translate texts in NeoQuenya, or use the language in discussions etc.+//​**VinQuettaParma**//​ (VQP) is a community-maintained wiktionary of NeoQuenya ​and NeoSindarin ​neologisms, coined words, and phrases. It is intended to be a resource ​for anyone wishing to author or translate texts in NeoQuenya ​and NeoSindarin, or use the language in discussions etc.
  
 ===== Principles of VinQuettaParma ===== ===== Principles of VinQuettaParma =====
  
-The entries in this wiktionary do not represent any official vocabulary of the languages created by Tolkien.The only authenticity behind them can be given by the consensus and usage of the community.+The entries in this wiktionary do not represent any official vocabulary of the languages created by Tolkien. The only authenticity behind them can be given by the consensus and usage of the community.
  
-The editors of VQP recommend that the following principles are employed when using NeoQuenya:+The editors of VQP recommend that the following principles are employed when using NeoQuenya ​or NeoSindarin:
  
   * Authentic, attested words created by Tolkien should have precedence over neologisms   * Authentic, attested words created by Tolkien should have precedence over neologisms
-  * Paraphrasing ​is often a better solution than a neologism+  * Paraphrasing ​and [[wp>​kenning]] are often a better solution than a neologism
   * Neologisms should be created by careful observation of attested words or phrases of similar semantics or structure, and their etymology, to remain as close to the principles behind the attested vocabulary as possible. //De novo// creation of roots or words is strongly discouraged.   * Neologisms should be created by careful observation of attested words or phrases of similar semantics or structure, and their etymology, to remain as close to the principles behind the attested vocabulary as possible. //De novo// creation of roots or words is strongly discouraged.
  
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 Creation and editing of entries is limited to registered editors of VQP to avoid spamming. Registered users can discuss the entries on the Discussion page of each entry. The entries can also be commented on in the [[https://​plus.google.com/​u/​0/​communities/​105957840800720660334|Languages of Middle-Earth Community on Google Plus]]. Creation and editing of entries is limited to registered editors of VQP to avoid spamming. Registered users can discuss the entries on the Discussion page of each entry. The entries can also be commented on in the [[https://​plus.google.com/​u/​0/​communities/​105957840800720660334|Languages of Middle-Earth Community on Google Plus]].
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