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I'd say your focus week went quite well. How interested are you in continuing your involvement? We can do a focus week each month, or you could just try setting regular FWOTDs. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 03:06, 12 January 2019 (UTC)

@Metaknowledge I think that getting focus weeks to run monthly would be too often if sufficient variety is to be maintained. But I'm okay with occasionally setting FWOTDs and I'll try to get at least a few more focus weeks ready to run.
I have ordered a Sarnami dictionary by the way, to check the attestation of dhuku. (That said, I think it is reasonable to suppose some term corresponding to Sranan Tongo duku is used in Sarnami.) ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 09:10, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
Yeah, monthly focus weeks could present their own challenge. I'm just hoping that you liked setting FWOTDs and want to do more in the future, as it's something I'm worried about having enough time for, and you setting that week really took some weight off of me. And thank you for doing all that research! —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 15:49, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
@Metaknowledge Feel free to indicate when I should set FWOTDs and what languages should or shouldn't be featured in that period. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 09:51, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
As far as I'm concerned, you can do whatever you like. For example, in February you only really need to avoid Valentine's Day, and that sort of thing should be obvious from the FWOTD nom page. As long as you tell me (or do it far enough in advance), I won't have any issue with it. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 15:43, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
@Metaknowledge All right, I have set two words for the weekend. Do you mind if I set Hindi मुकेश (mukeś) for 4 March? ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 08:40, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
Looks good, but I was waiting on صبوح because the quotations lack translit and translation, as well as metadata like date (easily added from the WP articles). I can probably do the translit, but I don't think I'm up to translate it, so we'll have to find a Persian to do it or dig up an out-of-copyright translation, both of which are doable but annoying.
As for मुकेश (mukeś), I think that Mukesh ought not to be a redlink when it's featured, but otherwise it should be good. You can link to Maha Shivaratri using the focus= parameter. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 20:13, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
@Metaknowledge Ah, sorry. I've replaced صبوح‎ with ईंट (īṇṭ) as that entry has all of those and we haven't yet had any Hindi this month. ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 08:04, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
Eh, does the page only update once or twice a day? ←₰-→ Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 16:03, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
Re صبوح: thank you, the replacement looks good. A big part of this job is bothering other people, seeing as no one person can be competent in all the languages we feature. I now see that you've pinged exactly the right person, so thank you!
Re updating: by "the page", I presume you mean the monthly subpage? You just need to refresh it. —Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 20:09, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
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