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ISO 639-2

The ISO standard ISO/FDIS 639-2, from the technical committee / subcommittee TC 37 / SC 2, contains 427 references to 402 languages. At least this list does. Each reference is a three letter ID. Every position in the ID is from the A-Z character set. No guarantees that the following list contains all references, nor that those present are correct.

ID

Country

aar

Afar

abk

Abkhazian

ace

Achinese

ach

Acoli

ada

Adangme

afa

Afro-Asiatic (Other)

afh

Afrihili

afr

Afrikaans

aka

Akan

akk

Akkadian

alb

Albanian

ale

Aleut

alg

Algonquian Languages

amh

Amharic

ang

English, Old (ca. 450-1100)

apa

Apache Languages

ara

Arabic

arc

Aramaic

arm

Armenian

arn

Araucanian

arp

Arapaho

art

Artificial (Other)

arw

Arawak

asm

Assamese

ath

Athapascan Languages

ava

Avaric

ave

Avestan

awa

Awadhi

aym

Aymara

aze

Azerbaijani

bad

Banda

bai

Bamileke Languages

bak

Bashkir

bal

Baluchi

bam

Bambara

ban

Balinese

baq

Basque

bas

Basa

bat

Baltic (Other)

bej

Beja

bel

Byelorussian

bem

Bemba

ben

Bengali

ber

Berber (Other)

bho

Bhojpuri

bih

Bihari

bik

Bikol

bin

Bini

bis

Bislama

bla

Siksika

bnt

Bantu (Other)

bod

Tibetan

bra

Braj

bre

Breton

bua

Buriat

bug

Buginese

bul

Bulgarian

bur

Burmese

cad

Caddo

cai

Central American Indian (Other)

car

Carib

cat

Catalan

cau

Caucasian (Other)

ceb

Cebuano

cel

Celtic (Other)

ces

Czech

cha

Chamorro

chb

Chibcha

che

Chechen

chg

Chagatai

chi

Chinese

chm

Mari

chn

Chinook jargon

cho

Choctaw

chr

Cherokee

chu

Church Slavic

chv

Chuvash

chy

Cheyenne

cop

Coptic

cor

Cornish

cos

Corsican

cpe

Creoles and Pidgins, English-based (Other)

cpf

Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other)

cpp

Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese-based (Other)

cre

Cree

crp

Creoles and Pidgins (Other)

cus

Cushitic (Other)

cym

Welsh

cze

Czech

dak

Dakota

dan

Danish

del

Delaware

deu

German

din

Dinka

div

Divehi

doi

Dogri

dra

Dravidian (Other)

dua

Duala

dum

Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350)

dut

Dutch

dyu

Dyula

dzo

Dzongkha

efi

Efik

egy

Egyptian (Ancient)

eka

Ekajuk

ell

Greek, Modern (1453-)

elx

Elamite

eng

English

enm

English, Middle (ca. 1100-1500)

epo

Esperanto

esk

Eskimo (Other)

esl

Spanish

est

Estonian

eus

Basque

ewe

Ewe

ewo

Ewondo

fan

Fang

fao

Faroese

fas

Persian

fat

Fanti

fij

Fijian

fin

Finnish

fiu

Finno-Ugrian (Other)

fon

Fon

fra

French

fre

French

frm

French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)

fro

French, Old (842- ca. 1400)

fry

Frisian

ful

Fulah

gaa

Ga

gae

Gaelic (Scots)

gai

Irish

gay

Gayo

gdh

Gaelic (Scots)

gem

Germanic (Other)

geo

Georgian

ger

German

gez

Geez

gil

Gilbertese

glg

Gallegan

gmh

German, Middle High (ca. 1050-1500)

goh

German, Old High (ca. 750-1050)

gon

Gondi

got

Gothic

grb

Grebo

grc

Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

gre

Greek, Modern (1453-)

grn

Guarani

guj

Gujarati

hai

Haida

hau

Hausa

haw

Hawaiian

heb

Hebrew

her

Herero

hil

Hiligaynon

him

Himachali

hin

Hindi

hmo

Hiri Motu

hun

Hungarian

hup

Hupa

hye

Armenian

iba

Iban

ibo

Igbo

ice

Icelandic

ijo

Ijo

iku

Inuktitut

ilo

Iloko

ina

Interlingua (International Auxiliary language Association)

inc

Indic (Other)

ind

Indonesian

ine

Indo-European (Other)

ine

Interlingue

ipk

Inupiak

ira

Iranian (Other)

iri

Irish

iro

Iroquoian uages

isl

Icelandic

ita

Italian

jav

Javanese

jaw

Javanese

jpn

Japanese

jpr

Judeo-Persian

jrb

Judeo-Arabic

kaa

Kara-Kalpak

kab

Kabyle

kac

Kachin

kal

Greenlandic

kam

Kamba

kan

Kannada

kar

Karen

kas

Kashmiri

kat

Georgian

kau

Kanuri

kaw

Kawi

kaz

Kazakh

kha

Khasi

khi

Khoisan (Other)

khm

Khmer

kho

Khotanese

kik

Kikuyu

kin

Kinyarwanda

kir

Kirghiz

kok

Konkani

kom

Komi

kon

Kongo

kor

Korean

kpe

Kpelle

kro

Kru

kru

Kurukh

kua

Kuanyama

kum

Kumyk

kur

Kurdish

kus

Kusaie

kut

Kutenai

lad

Ladino

lah

Lahnda

lam

Lamba

lao

Lao

lat

Latin

lav

Latvian

lez

Lezghian

lin

Lingala

lit

Lithuanian

lol

Mongo

loz

Lozi

ltz

Letzeburgesch

lub

Luba-Katanga

lug

Ganda

lui

Luiseno

lun

Lunda

luo

Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)

mac

Macedonian

mad

Madurese

mag

Magahi

mah

Marshall

mai

Maithili

mak

Macedonian

mak

Makasar

mal

Malayalam

man

Mandingo

mao

Maori

map

Austronesian (Other)

mar

Marathi

mas

Masai

max

Manx

may

Malay

men

Mende

mga

Irish, Middle (900 - 1200)

mic

Micmac

min

Minangkabau

mis

Miscellaneous (Other)

mkh

Mon-Kmer (Other)

mlg

Malagasy

mlt

Maltese

mni

Manipuri

mno

Manobo Languages

moh

Mohawk

mol

Moldavian

mon

Mongolian

mos

Mossi

mri

Maori

msa

Malay

mul

Multiple Languages

mun

Munda Languages

mus

Creek

mwr

Marwari

mya

Burmese

myn

Mayan Languages

nah

Aztec

nai

North American Indian (Other)

nau

Nauru

nav

Navajo

nbl

Ndebele, South

nde

Ndebele, North

ndo

Ndongo

nep

Nepali

new

Newari

nic

Niger-Kordofanian (Other)

niu

Niuean

nla

Dutch

nno

Norwegian (Nynorsk)

non

Norse, Old

nor

Norwegian

nso

Sotho, Northern

nub

Nubian Languages

nya

Nyanja

nym

Nyamwezi

nyn

Nyankole

nyo

Nyoro

nzi

Nzima

oci

Langue d'Oc (post 1500)

oji

Ojibwa

ori

Oriya

orm

Oromo

osa

Osage

oss

Ossetic

ota

Turkish, Ottoman (1500 - 1928)

oto

Otomian Languages

paa

Papuan-Australian (Other)

pag

Pangasinan

pal

Pahlavi

pam

Pampanga

pan

Panjabi

pap

Papiamento

pau

Palauan

peo

Persian, Old (ca 600 - 400 B.C.)

per

Persian

phn

Phoenician

pli

Pali

pol

Polish

pon

Ponape

por

Portuguese

pra

Prakrit uages

pro

Provencal, Old (to 1500)

pus

Pushto

que

Quechua

raj

Rajasthani

rar

Rarotongan

roa

Romance (Other)

roh

Rhaeto-Romance

rom

Romany

ron

Romanian

rum

Romanian

run

Rundi

rus

Russian

sad

Sandawe

sag

Sango

sah

Yakut

sai

South American Indian (Other)

sal

Salishan Languages

sam

Samaritan Aramaic

san

Sanskrit

sco

Scots

scr

Serbo-Croatian

sel

Selkup

sem

Semitic (Other)

sga

Irish, Old (to 900)

shn

Shan

sid

Sidamo

sin

Singhalese

sio

Siouan Languages

sit

Sino-Tibetan (Other)

sla

Slavic (Other)

slk

Slovak

slo

Slovak

slv

Slovenian

smi

Sami Languages

smo

Samoan

sna

Shona

snd

Sindhi

sog

Sogdian

som

Somali

son

Songhai

sot

Sotho, Southern

spa

Spanish

sqi

Albanian

srd

Sardinian

srr

Serer

ssa

Nilo-Saharan (Other)

ssw

Siswant

ssw

Swazi

suk

Sukuma

sun

Sudanese

sus

Susu

sux

Sumerian

sve

Swedish

swa

Swahili

swe

Swedish

syr

Syriac

tah

Tahitian

tam

Tamil

tat

Tatar

tel

Telugu

tem

Timne

ter

Tereno

tgk

Tajik

tgl

Tagalog

tha

Thai

tib

Tibetan

tig

Tigre

tir

Tigrinya

tiv

Tivi

tli

Tlingit

tmh

Tamashek

tog

Tonga (Nyasa)

ton

Tonga (Tonga Islands)

tru

Truk

tsi

Tsimshian

tsn

Tswana

tso

Tsonga

tuk

Turkmen

tum

Tumbuka

tur

Turkish

tut

Altaic (Other)

twi

Twi

tyv

Tuvinian

uga

Ugaritic

uig

Uighur

ukr

Ukrainian

umb

Umbundu

und

Undetermined

urd

Urdu

uzb

Uzbek

vai

Vai

ven

Venda

vie

Vietnamese

vol

Volapük

vot

Votic

wak

Wakashan Languages

wal

Walamo

war

Waray

was

Washo

wel

Welsh

wen

Sorbian Languages

wol

Wolof

xho

Xhosa

yao

Yao

yap

Yap

yid

Yiddish

yor

Yoruba

zap

Zapotec

zen

Zenaga

zha

Zhuang

zho

Chinese

zul

Zulu

zun

Zuni

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