This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2022. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 639-5:2008 provides a code consisting of language code elements comprising three-letter language identifiers for the representation of names of living and extinct language families and groups. Languages designed exclusively for machine use, such as computer-programming languages, are not included in this code.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2008-05
Edition : 1Number of pages : 23
Technical Committee:Terminology workflow and language coding
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