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''Welcome to Wikipedia Masry. This page is written in English to give an introduction on this Wikipedia to non-Masry speakers''
== The language ==
'''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.
== Start of Wikipedia Masry ==
Wikipedia Masry 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 . Initially the pages were moved from incubator, from then new pages were added to the main url.
== Rules of writing ==
There is a page on [[ويكيبيديا:طريقة الكتابه|How to write on Wikipedia Masri]] and for anyone who can read Egyptian Arabic it gives some guidelines on how to write.
== External link ==
* [[:m:Requests_for_new_languages/Wikipedia_Egyptian_Arabic|Request page at Meta]]
== References ==
[[تصنيف:ارشادات ويكيبيديا مصرى|Introduction in English]]