Explanation

Below you will find a short explanation of how you can select words, quotes and expressions and add them to our Limburgish word list. If you have not yet registered, then please do so by clicking here. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

1. Before you start reading:
1. If you are thinking of reading works written in Limburgish, then please contact us to see whether or not such works have already been read and to request the code required for the Usage Note. You will need this code when you want to add any items to our Limburgish word list.

2. While reading:
1. Read the text and select words, quotes and expressions.
a. Words: All words that strike you as special. If we already have that word, then this will be indicated when you try to enter the word.
(examples: wegpietsje or sjijf)
b. Quotes: If you think that a word is used in a particular way in a sentence or the sentence provides a definition of the word, then please make a note of the sentence as well when marking the word.
(examples: ich pietsj aeve e träöntje weg or op ‘ne computer zit ’n hel sjijf um bestande op te sloon)
c. Expressions: proverbs and sayings
(example: zoe döl wie e kuke)
2. In addition, circle the words, quotes and expressions in the text or write these down with their page number. This will make it easier to enter them once you have finished reading.

3. Adding words to the Limburgish word list:
A. Login:
1. Click on: Login (button in top right corner)
2. Enter: user name and password
3. Click on: Create Content (top of left bar)
5. Click on: Word (under Create Content)

B. Entry:
1. Compulsory: select under Work Dictionary the option Limburgish – Dutch
2. Compulsory: enter Keyword
This is the word as it appears in the written text, as it is spelled there.
(example: wegpietsje)
3. Compulsory: enter Translation
If no translation is given or you do not know the translation, enter the keyword here
4. Compulsory: enter Usage Notes code plus page number
This is the code you have been given when you started reading the book
(example: Rapaille, Sjweitberg, 1999, 62)
NB: If there is an accompanying quote, then please enter it at the end
(example: Rapaille, Sjweitberg, 1999, 62: ich pietsj aeve e träöntje weg)
5. Enter: Expression
(example: zoe döl wie e kuke)
6. Click on: Preview to check whether you have entered everything correctly
7. Click on: Submit more when you have finished and want to add more words or Submit if you are completely finished.
8. When you are completely done, click Logout (top of left bar).