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ISO 639 Code Tables

This page offers a combined view of the language code tables of ISO 639 parts 1, 2, and 3. Select just the elements of the Part 1, 2, or 3 code, or show the set of code elements sorted by name. Viewing by name will enable you to browse for any name associated with a specific identifier, including an inverted form of a name (e.g., the code element id=[aaq] "Eastern Abnaki" will also be found under "Abnaki, Eastern"). The elements may also be ordered by scope of denotation or type of language. The "more" link provides further documentation on what the code element denotes. In the case of a macrolanguage, this includes a listing of its individual member languages.

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See also: Library of Congress ISO 639-2 Registration Authority (which is the primary authority for Parts 1 and 2 of the standard) and ISO 639-5 Registration Authority. These sites are the definitive sources in the case of a discrepancy with this site.

See also Retired Code Elements Index

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639-1 Language Name Scope Type
xae Aequian Individual Ancient more ...
akk akk Akkadian Individual Ancient more ...
xln Alanic Individual Ancient more ...
xmk Ancient Macedonian Individual Ancient more ...
xna Ancient North Arabian Individual Ancient more ...
xaq Aquitanian Individual Ancient more ...
ave ave ae Avestan Individual Ancient more ...
xbc Bactrian Individual Ancient more ...
xcc Camunic Individual Ancient more ...
xcr Carian Individual Ancient more ...
xce Celtiberian Individual Ancient more ...
xco Chorasmian Individual Ancient more ...
chu chu cu Church Slavic Individual Ancient more ...
xcg Cisalpine Gaulish Individual Ancient more ...
xlu Cuneiform Luwian Individual Ancient more ...
xdc Dacian Individual Ancient more ...
xtr Early Tripuri Individual Ancient more ...
xeb Eblan Individual Ancient more ...
xdm Edomite Individual Ancient more ...
egy egy Egyptian (Ancient) Individual Ancient more ...
elx elx Elamite Individual Ancient more ...
xly Elymian Individual Ancient more ...
xep Epi-Olmec Individual Ancient more ...
ecr Eteocretan Individual Ancient more ...
ecy Eteocypriot Individual Ancient more ...
ett Etruscan Individual Ancient more ...
xfa Faliscan Individual Ancient more ...
xga Galatian Individual Ancient more ...
gez gez Geez Individual Ancient more ...
got got Gothic Individual Ancient more ...
xhd Hadrami Individual Ancient more ...
xha Harami Individual Ancient more ...
xht Hattic Individual Ancient more ...
xhr Hernican Individual Ancient more ...
hlu Hieroglyphic Luwian Individual Ancient more ...
hit hit Hittite Individual Ancient more ...
xhu Hurrian Individual Ancient more ...
xib Iberian Individual Ancient more ...
xil Illyrian Individual Ancient more ...
xiv Indus Valley Language Individual Ancient more ...
zsk Kaskean Individual Ancient more ...
kaw kaw Kawi Individual Ancient more ...
kho kho Khotanese Individual Ancient more ...
lng Langobardic Individual Ancient more ...
lat lat la Latin Individual Ancient more ...
xle Lemnian Individual Ancient more ...
xlp Lepontic Individual Ancient more ...
xli Liburnian Individual Ancient more ...
xlg Ligurian (Ancient) Individual Ancient more ...
lab Linear A Individual Ancient more ...
xls Lusitanian Individual Ancient more ...
xlc Lycian Individual Ancient more ...
xld Lydian Individual Ancient more ...
umc Marrucinian Individual Ancient more ...
ims Marsian Individual Ancient more ...
xme Median Individual Ancient more ...
xmr Meroitic Individual Ancient more ...
cms Messapic Individual Ancient more ...
htx Middle Hittite Individual Ancient more ...
imy Milyan Individual Ancient more ...
inm Minaean Individual Ancient more ...
omn Minoan Individual Ancient more ...
obm Moabite Individual Ancient more ...
gmy Mycenaean Greek Individual Ancient more ...
yms Mysian Individual Ancient more ...
nei Neo-Hittite Individual Ancient more ...
nrc Noric Individual Ancient more ...
nrp North Picene Individual Ancient more ...
nxm Numidian Individual Ancient more ...
arc arc Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE) Individual Ancient more ...
oar Old Aramaic (up to 700 BCE) Individual Ancient more ...
och Old Chinese Individual Ancient more ...
oht Old Hittite Individual Ancient more ...
oos Old Ossetic Individual Ancient more ...
oty Old Tamil Individual Ancient more ...
osc Oscan Individual Ancient more ...
pgn Paelignian Individual Ancient more ...
pal pal Pahlavi Individual Ancient more ...
plq Palaic Individual Ancient more ...
pli pli pi Pali Individual Ancient more ...
xpr Parthian Individual Ancient more ...
phn phn Phoenician Individual Ancient more ...
xpg Phrygian Individual Ancient more ...
pgl Primitive Irish Individual Ancient more ...
xpu Punic Individual Ancient more ...
pyx Pyu (Myanmar) Individual Ancient more ...
xqt Qatabanian Individual Ancient more ...
xrr Raetic Individual Ancient more ...
xsa Sabaean Individual Ancient more ...
sbv Sabine Individual Ancient more ...
san san sa Sanskrit Individual Ancient more ...
xsc Scythian Individual Ancient more ...
sxc Sicanian Individual Ancient more ...
scx Sicel Individual Ancient more ...
xsd Sidetic Individual Ancient more ...
sog sog Sogdian Individual Ancient more ...
sxo Sorothaptic Individual Ancient more ...
spx South Picene Individual Ancient more ...
sux sux Sumerian Individual Ancient more ...
txg Tangut Individual Ancient more ...
txr Tartessian Individual Ancient more ...
txh Thracian Individual Ancient more ...
xto Tokharian A Individual Ancient more ...
txb Tokharian B Individual Ancient more ...
xtg Transalpine Gaulish Individual Ancient more ...
uga uga Ugaritic Individual Ancient more ...
xum Umbrian Individual Ancient more ...
xur Urartian Individual Ancient more ...
xvn Vandalic Individual Ancient more ...
xve Venetic Individual Ancient more ...
xvs Vestinian Individual Ancient more ...
xvo Volscian Individual Ancient more ...
xzh Zhang-Zhung Individual Ancient more ...