The flashcard function idea is not essential, given the availability of
superior free, open-source, multi-platform flashcard programs like Anki.
But it might be a good tool for engaging folks.

There are Swadesh lists for many languages, which should be supplemented by
more contemporary words and phrases.

It seems interesting and possibly grant-worthy.  But finding the talent to
persevere is non-trivial.

On Thu, Jul 2, 2015 at 12:50 PM, <> wrote:

> Of possible interest - perspectives on use of en.woktionary &
> fr.wiktionary for vocabulary learning/review, with focus on African
> languages:
> An idea buried in the text: Would it be possible to develop a kind of
> "flashcard" function based on "random page by language" where entry
> headwords for the chosen language would be generated without the
> definition(s)?
> Don Osborn
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