language code

<human language, standard>

A set of standard names and abbreviations maintained by ISO for identifying human languages, natural and invented, past and present. Each language has a list of English and French names and an ISO 639-2 three-letter code. Some also have an ISO 639-1 two-letter code.

The list even includes the Klingon language from the Star Trek science fiction series.

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There are also country codes.

Last updated: 2006-12-11

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