ISO 639-5:2008 Preview

Codes for the representation of names of languages -- Part 5: Alpha-3 code for language families and groups

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.

General information

  • Current status : Published
    Publication date : 2008-05
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 23
  • :
    ISO/TC 37/SC 2
    Terminology workflow and language coding
  • 01.140.20
    Information sciences

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