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Wikipedia Masry is a project to create an encyclopedia in Masry, the language spoken by millions in Egypt.
'''Masry''', '''Masri''', or '''Egyptian Arabic''' is spoken by more than 70 million people in Egypt and other countries; it has ISO 639-2 and ISO 639-3 codes <code>arz</code>. Wikipedia Masry aims to provide a general encyclopedia to speakers of this language in an accessible way following popular written style.
Masry is different enough from standard Arabic to be considered a language of its own, with unique vocabulary and a different grammar. Masry is understood by many non-Egyptians making the benefits of having Wikipedia Masry extend beyond the suggested numbers, yet still benefit readers who use terms that relate to their day to day life rather than to classical literature used only by academics.
The writing on wikipedia Masry is in the Arabic alphabet , but there is one page for
==Start of Wikipedia Masry==
Wikipedia Masri was proposed on 30 March 2008, and the project started on 2 April
2008. The proposal was approved in July 2008 and the URL started in November 2008.
==Rules of writing==
The most prestigious form of written Masry is that used in Cairo<ref>[http://www.omniglot.com/writing/arabic_egypt.htm Omniglot - writing systems and languages of the world]</ref> however, this is not a firm rule and discussion is always open.
A suggestion was made as early as 1948 to write Masry in the Latin alphabet therefore , although not favoured by the majority, there are some Masry articles written this way.
''Once again welcome to Wikipedia Masry''
* [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_new_languages/Wikipedia_Egyptian_Arabic Request page at Meta]
▲[[Category:ارشادات ويكيبيديا مصرى|Introduction in English]]