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ISO 639-2 Codes

Codes for Representation of Names of World Languages

Codes arranged alphabetically by alpha-3/ISO 639-2 Code

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ISO 639-2

ISO 639-1

English name of Language

2 aar aa Afar
3 abk ab Abkhazian
4 ace   Achinese
5 ach   Acoli
6 ada   Adangme
7 ady   Adyghe; Adygei
8 afa   Afro-Asiatic languages
9 afh   Afrihili
10 afr af Afrikaans
11 ain   Ainu
12 aka ak Akan
13 akk   Akkadian
14 alb (B)
sqi (T)
sq Albanian
15 ale   Aleut
16 alg   Algonquian languages
17 alt   Southern Altai
18 amh am Amharic
19 ang   English, Old (ca.450-1100)
20 anp   Angika
21 apa   Apache languages
22 ara ar Arabic
23 arc   Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE)
24 arg an Aragonese
25 arm (B)
hye
hy Armenian
26 arn   Mapudungun;
Mapuche
27 arp   Arapaho
28 art   Artificial languages
29 arw   Arawak
30 asm as Assamese
31 ast   Asturian; Bable; Leonese; Asturleonese
32 ath   Athapascan languages
33 aus   Australian languages
34 ava av Avaric
35 ave ae Avestan
36 awa   Awadhi
37 aym   ay
38 aze az Azerbaijani
39 bad   Banda languages
40 bai   Bamileke languages
41 bak ba Bashkir
42 bal   Baluchi
43 bam bm Bambara
44 ban   Balinese
45 baq (B)
eus (T)
eu Basque
46 bas   Basa
47 bat   Baltic languages
48 bej   Beja; Bedawiyet
49 bel be Belarusian
50 bem   Bemba
51 ben bn Bengali
52 ber   Berber languages
53 bho   Bhojpuri
54 bih bh Bihari languages
55 bik   Bikol
56 bin   Bini; Edo
57 bis bi Bislama
58 bla   Siksika
59 bnt   Bantu languages
60 tib (B)
bod (T)
bo Tibetan
61 bos bs Bosnian
62 bra   Braj
63 bre br Breton
64 btk   Batak languages
65 bua   Buriat
66 bug   Buginese
67 bul bg Bulgarian
68 bur (B)
mya (T)
my Burmese
69 byn   Blin; Bilin
70 Cad   Caddo
71 cai   Cetral American Indian languages
72 car   Galibi Carib
73 cat ca Catalan; Valencian
74 cau   Caucasian languages
75 ceb   Cebuano
76 cel   Celtic languages
77 cze (B) cs Czech
78 cha ch Chamorro
79 chb   Chibcha
80 che ce Chechen
81 chg   Chagatai
82 chi (B)
zho (T)
zh Chinese
83 chk   Chuukese
84 chm   Mari
85 chn   Chinook jargon
86 cho   Choctaw
87 chp   Chipewyan; Dene Suline
88 chr   Cherokee
89 chu cu Church Slavic; Old Slavonic; Church Slavonic; Church Slavonic; Old Bulgarian; Old Church Slavonic
90 chv cv Chuvash
91 chy   Cheyenne
92 cmc   Chamic languages
93 cop   Coptic
94 cor kw Cornish
95 cos co Corsican
96 cpe   Creoles and pidgins, English based
97 cpf   Creoles and pidgins, French-based
98 cpp   Creoles and pindgins, Portuguese-based
99 cre cr Cree
100 crh   Crimean Tatar; Crimean Turkish
101 crp   Creoles and pidgins
102 csb   Kashubian
103 cus   Cushitic languages
104 wel (B) cym (T) cy Welsh
105 cze (B)
ces (T)
cs Czech
106 dak   Dakota
107 dan da Danish
108 dar   Dargwa
109 day   Land Dayak languages
110 del   Delaware
111 den   Slave (Athapascan)
112 ger (B)
deu (T)
de German
113 dgr   Dogrib
114 din   Dinka
115 div dv Divehi; Dhivehi; Maldivian
116 doi   Dogri
117 dra   Dravidian languages
118 dsb   Lower Sorbian
119 dua   Duala
120 dum   Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350)
121 dut (B)
nld (T)
nl Dutch; Flemish
122 dyu   Dyula
123 dzo dz Dzongkha
124 efi   Efik
125 egy   Egyptian (Ancient)
126 eka   Ekajuk
127 gre (B)
ell (T)
el Greek, Modern (1453-)
128 elx   Elamite
129 eng en English
130 enm   English, Middle (1100-1500)
131 epo eo Esperanto
132 est et Estonian
133 bag (B)
eus (T)
eu Basque
134 ewe ee Ewe
135 ewo   Ewondo
136 fan   Fang
137 fao fo Faroese
138 per (B)
fas (T)
fa Persian
139 fat   Fanti
140 fij fj Fijian
141 fil   Filipino; Pilipino
142 fin fi Finnish
143 flu   Finno-Ugrian languages
144 fon   Fon
145 fre (B)
fra (T)
fr French
146 fre (B)
fra (T)
fr French
147 frm   French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
148 fro   French, Old (842-ca.1400)
149 frr   Northern Frisian
150 frs   Eastern Frisian
151 fry fy Western Frisian
152 ful ff Fulah
153 fur   Friulian
154 gaa   Ga
155 gay   Gayo
156 gba   Gbaya
157 gem   Germanic languages
158 geo (B)
kat (T)
ka Georgian
159 ger (B)
deu (T)
de German
160 gez   Geez
161 gil   Gilbertese
162 gla gd Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic
163 gle ga Iris
164 glg gl Galician
165 glv gv Manx
166 gmh   German. Middle High (ca.1050-1500)
167 goh   German, Old High (ca.750-1050)
168 gon   Gondi
169 gor   Gorontalo
170 got   Gothic
171 grb   Grebo
172 grc   Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
173 gre (B)
ell (T)
el Greek, Modern (1453-)
174 grn gn Guarani
175 gsw   Swiss German; Alemannic; Alsatian
176 guj gu Gujarati
177 gwi   Gwich'in
178 hai   Haida
179 hat ht Haitian; Haitian Creole
180 hau ha Hausa
181 haw   Hawaiian
182 heb he Hebrew
183 her hz Herero
184 hil   Hiligaynon
185 him   Himachali languages; Western Pahari languages
186 hin hi Hindi
187 hit   Hittite
188 hmm   Hmong; Mong
189 hmo ho Hiri Motu
190 hrv hr Croatian
191 hsb   Upper Sorbian
192 hun hu Hungarian
193 hup   Hupa
194 arm (B)
hye (T)
hy Armenian
195 iba   Iban
196 ibo ig Igbo
197 ice (B)
isl (T)
is Icelandic
198 ido io Ido
199 iii ii Sichuan Yi; Nuosu
200 ijo   ljo languages
201 iku iu inuktitut
202 ile ie Interlingue; Occidental
203 ilo   IIoko
204 ina ia Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association)
205 inc   Indic languages
206 ind id Indonesian
207 ine   Indo-European languages
208 inh   Ingush
209 ipk ik Inupiaq
210 ira   Iranian languages
211 iro   Iroquoian languages
212 ice (B)
isl (T)
is Icelandic
213 ita it Italian
214 jav jv Javanese
215 jbo   Lojban
216 jpn ja Japanese
217 jpr   Judeo-Persian
218 jrb   Judeo-Arabic
219 kaa   Kara-Kalpak
220 kab   Kabyle
221 kac   Kachin; Jingpho
222 kal Kl Kalaallisut; Greenlandic
223 kam   Kamba
224 kan kn Kannada
225 kar   Karen languages
226 kas ks Kashmiri
227 geo (B)
kat (T)
ka Georgian
228 kau kr Kanuri
229 kaw   Kawi
230 kaz kk Kazakh
231 kbd   Kabardian
232 kha   Khasi
233 khi   Khoisan languages
234 khm km Central Khmer
235 kho   Khotanese; Sakan
236 kik ki Kikuyu; Gikuyu
237 kin rw Kinyarwanda
238 kir ky Kirghiz; Kyrgyz
239 kmb   kimbundu
240 kok   Konkani
241 kom kv Komi
242 kon kg Kongo
243 kor ko Korean
244 kos   Kosraean
245 kpe   Kpelle
246 krc   Karachay-Balkar
247 krl   Karelian
248 kro   Kru languages
249 kru   Kurukh
250 kua kj Kuanyama; Kwanyama
251 kum   Kumyk
252 kur ku Kurdish
253 kut   Kutenai
254 lad   Ladino
255 lah   Lahnda
256 lam   Lamba
257 lao lo Lao
258 lat la Latin
259 lav lv Latvian
260 lez   Lezghian
261 lim li Limburgan;
Limburger;
Limburgish
262 lin ln Lingala
263 lit lt Lithuanian
264 lol   Mongo
265 loz   Lozi
266 ltz lb Luxembourgish;
Letzerburgesch
267 lua   Luba-Lulua
268 lub lu Luba-Katanga
269 lug lg Ganda
270 lui   Luiseno
271 lun   Lunda
272 luo   Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)
273 lus   Lushai
274 mac (B)
mkd (T)
mk Macedonian
275 mad   Madurese
276 mag   Magahi
277 mah mh Marshallese
278 mai   Maithili
279 mak   Makasar
280 mal ml Malayalam
281     Mandigo
282 mao (B)
mri (T)
mi Maori
283 map   Austronesian languages
284 mar mr Marathi
285 mas   Masai
286 may (B)
msa (T)
ms Malay
287 mdf   Moksha
288 mdr   Mandar
289 men   Mende
290 mga   Irish, Middle (900-1200)
291 mic   Mi'kmaq; Micmac
292 min   Minangkabau
293 mis   Uncoded languages
294 mac (B)
mkd (T)
mk Macedonian
295 mkh   Mon-Khmer
296 mlg mg Malagasy
297 mlt mt Maltese
298 mnc   Manchu
299 mni   Manipuri
300 mno   Manobo languages
301 moh   Mohawk
302 mon mn Mongolian
303 mos   Mossi
304 mao (B)
mri (T)
mi Maori
305 may (B)
msa (T)
ms Malay
306 mul   Multi languages
307 mun   Munda languages
308 mus   Creek
309 mwl   Mirandese
310 mwr   Marwari
311 bur (B)
ma (T)
my Burmese
312 myn   Mayan languages
313 myv   Erzya
314 nah   Nahuatl languages
315 nai   North American Indian languages
316 nap   Neapolitan
317 nau na Nauru
318 nav nv Navajo; Navaho
319 nbl nr Ndebele, South; South Ndebele
320 nde nd Ndebele, North: North Ndebele
321 ndo ng Ndonga
322 nds   Low German; Low Saxon; German, Low; Saxon, Low
323 nep ne Nepali
324 new   Nepal Bhasa; Newari
325 nia   Nias
326 nic   Niger-Kordofanian languages
327 niu   Niuean
328 dut (B)
nld (T)
nl Dutch; Flemish
329 nno nn Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian
330 nob nb Bokmål
331 nog   Nogaï; nogay
332 non   Norse, Old
333 nor no Norwegian
334 nqo   N'Ko
335 nso   Pedi; Sepedi; Northern Sotho
336 nub   Nubian languages
337 nwc   Classical Newari; Old Newari; Classical Nepal Bhasa
338 nya ny Chichewa; Chewa; Nyanja
339 nym   Nyamwezi
340 nyn   Nyankole
341 nyo   Nyoro
342 nzi   Nzima
343 oci oc Occitan (post 1500)
344 oji oj Ojibwa
345 ori or Oriya
346 orm om Oromo
347 osa   Osage
348 oss os Ossetian; Ossetic
349 ota   Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928)
350 oto   Otomian languages
351 paa   Papuan languages
352 pag   Pangasian
353 pal   Pahlavi
354 pam   Pampanga; Kapampangan
355 pan pa Panjabi; Punjabi
356 pap   Papiamento
357 pau   Palauan
358 peo   Persian, Old (ca.600-400 B.C.)
359 per (B)
fas (T)
fa Persian
360 phi   Philippine languages
361 phn   Phoenician
362 pli pi Pali
363 pol pl Polish
364 pon   Pohnpeian
365 por pt Portuguese
336 pra   Prakrit languages
337 pro   Provençal ancient (jusqu'à 1500_;Occitan, Old (to 1500)
338 pus ps Pushto; Pashto
339 qaa-qtz   Reserved for local use
400 que qu Quechua
401 raj   Rajasthani
402 rap   Rapuni
403 rar   Rarotongan; Cook Islands Maori
404 roa   Romance languages
405 roh rm Romansh
406 rom   Romany
407 rum (B)
ron (T)
ro Romanian; Moldovian; Moldovan
408 rum (B)
ron (T)
ro Romanian; Moldovian; Moldovan
409 run rn Rundi
410 rup   Aromanian; Arumanian; Macedo-Romanian
411 rus ru Russian
412 sad   Sandawe
413 sag sg Sango
414 sah   Yakut
415 sai   South American Indian languages
416 sal   Salishan languages
417 sam   Samaritan Aramaic
418 san sa Sanskrit
419 sas   Sasak
420 sat   Santali
421 scn   Sicilian
422 sco   Scots
423 sel   Selkup
424 sem   Semitic languages
425 sga   Irish, Old (to 900)
426 sgn   Sign Languages
427 shn   Shan
428 sid   Sidamo
429 sin si Sinhala; Sinhalese
430 sio   Siouan languages
431 sit   Sino-Tibetan languages
432 sla   Slavic languages
433 slo (B)
slk (T)
sk Slovak
434 slo (B)
slk (T)
sk Slovak
435 slv sl Slovenian
436 sma   Southern Sami
437 sme se Northern Sami
438 smi   Sami languages
439 smj   Lule Sami
440 smn   Inari Sami
441 smo sm Samoan
442 sms   Skolt Sami
443 sna sn Shona
444 snd sd Sindhi
445 snk   Soninke
446 sog   Sogdian
447 som so Somali
448 son   Songhai languages
449 sot st Sotho, Southern
450 spa es Spanish; Castilian
451 alb (B)
sqi (T)
sq Albanian
452 srd sc Sardinian
453 srn   Sranan Tongo
454 srp sr Serbian
455 srr   Seer
456 ssa   Nilo-Saharan languages
457 ssw ss Swati
458 suk   Sukuma
459 sun su Sundanese
460 sus   Susu
461 sux   Sumerian
462 swa sw Swahili
463 swe sv Swedish
464 syc   Classival Syriac
465 syr   Syriac
466 tah ty Tahitian
467 tai   Tai languages
468 tam ta Tamil
469 tat tt Tatar
470 tel te Telugu
471 tem   Time
472 ter   Tereno
473 tet   Tetum
474 tgk tg Tajik
475 tgl tl Tagalog
476 tha th Thai
477 tib (B)
bod (T)
bo Tibetan
478 tig   Tigre
479 tir ti Tigrinya
480 tiv   Tiv
481 tkl   Tokelau
482 tlh   Klingon;p thlangan-Hol
483 tli   Tlingit
484 tmh   Tamashek
485 tog   Tonga (Nyasa)
486 ton to Tonga (Tonga Islands)
487 tpi   Tok Pisin
488 tsi   Tsimshian
489 tsn tn Tswana
490 tso ts Tsonga
491 tuk tk Turkmen
492 tum   Tumbuka
493 tup   Tupi languages
494 tur tr Turkish
495 tut   Altaic languages
496 tvl   Tuvalu
497 Twi Tw Twi
498 tyv   Tuvinian
499 udm   Udmurt
500 uga   Ugaritic
501 uig ug Uighur; Uyghur
502 ukr uk Ukranian
503 umb   Umbundu
504 und   Undetermined
505 urd ur Urdu
506 uzb uz Uzbek
507 vai   Vai
508 ven ve Venda
509 vie vi Vietnamese
600 vol vo Volapük
601 vot   Votic
602 wak   Wakashan languages
603 wal   Wolaitta; Wolaytta
604 war   Waray
605 was   Washo
606 wel (B)
cym (T)
cy Welsh
607 wen   Sorbian languages
608 wln wa Walloon
609 wol wo Wolof
610 xal   Kalmyk; Oirat
611 xho xh Xhosa
612 yao   Yao
613 yap   Yapese
614 yid yi Yiddish
615 yor yo Yoruba
616 ypk   Yupik languages
617 zap   Zapotec
618 zbl   Blissymbols;
Blissymbolics; Bliss
619 zen   Zenaga
620 zgh   Standard Moroccan Tamazight
621 zha za Zhuang; Chuang
622 chi (B)
zho (T)
zh Chinese
623 znd   Zande languages
624 zul zu Zulu
625 zun   Zuni
626 zxx   No linguistic content; Not applicable
627 zza   Zaza; Dimili; Dimli; Kirdki; Kirmanjki; Zazaki
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