|Subject:||Re: [bug-gettext] Adding More Languages to the Plural Manual|
|Date:||Mon, 9 Feb 2015 09:55:55 -0500|
Maryam Aly <address@hidden> writes:
> I was looking at the section on plurals, and I noticed that a few of
> the languages that we care about aren't listed in the plurals manual.
> I wanted to give the rules for these languages to help future users
> who also need to translate in these languages.
Thanks for reporting that.
> Arabic, like Gaeilge, has 3 forms where 1 and 2 are special-cased.
I'm no expert in linguistics, but according to the existing *.po
files and information on CLDR, Arabic seems to be a bit more
complex (it has six forms).
> Bahasa Indonesian, like English, has 2 forms, where 1 is
> Thai, like Japanese and Korean, has only one form.
I'm attaching a tentative patch to the documentation. Corrections and
improvements would be appreciated.
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