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Can't Edit Title to Fix Misspelling!

SilkySword (talkcontribs)

I started an Arabic translation of the article on the ancient Turkic tribe "Pechenegs" and I used a wrong Arabic letter in translating the tribe's name. I found historical Arabic sources that corrected the spelling for me, but now I cannot change the spelling in the simple 'edit' tab that the Arabic article has! How can I do that, please? I feel my entire work is imperfect if this misspelling stays! No one would be able to find the translation / article I started, as there is hardly any mention of this tribe in Arabic!

Amire80 (talkcontribs)

Hi @SilkySword:,

Thank you very much for translating this important article using ContentTranslation.

You can rename the article that you created just like you can rename any other article: using the "Move" function. In the Arabic Wikipedia it appears under the "مزيد" menu near the search box, and it is called "انقل".

If you don't see this function, it's possible that you don't yet have a permission to rename articles because you joined Wikipedia very recently. If that's the case, please ask an experienced Arabic Wikipedia user to rename the article for you.

You can read more about this function on this page: ويكيبيديا:نقل صفحة.

SilkySword (talkcontribs)

Thanks @Amire80: I did join here many years ago but didn't contribute a lot really. I intend to now whenever there is the need. This tribe's name gave me a tremendous headache finding it over many, many months, and I needed it in Arabic for a book I'm translating. After finally finding it, I knew that I must have it recorded somehow for researchers coming after me. I didn't want anyone to go through what I went through, and Wikipedia was the answer for this task. I'll see now if I can do what you said and I'll let you know ASAP. Thank you very much! :)

SilkySword (talkcontribs)

@Amire80: I can't edit the the titles in the two articles in question. I don't see that 'مزيد' you mentioned... :( Can you help me or this other person who sent me will? I still don't know how to reply to her message, the Talk environment .. I forgot how to write in it. But I'll figure it out if I have to. Thanks a lot again!

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