The Library of Congress has been designated the maintenance authority for ISO for alpha-3 language codes comprising the International. ISO provides a code consisting of language code elements comprising three-letter language identifiers for the representation of names of living and. ISO is the International Standard for language codes. Part 5 (ISO ) provides a 3 letter code for language families and groups (living and.
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The ISO code-set represents a very tiny proportion of the language families and groups of the world.
ISO Language codes
However, in ISOio “remainder groups” do not exclude any languages. General principles of coding of the representation of names of languages and related entities, and application guidelines. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Languages, families, or group codes in ISO can be of type “group” g or “remainder group” r.
The standard does not cover all language families used by linguists. ISO defines alpha-3 3-letter codes, called “collective codes,” that identify language families uso groups.
Language codes – ISO 639
As of the February 11, update to ISOthe standard defines collective codes. Part 3 ISO A more complete attempt at coding was ISO withdrawn in Codes for the representation of uso of languages.
The committee draft of ISO was issued on February 23, List of ISO codes.
ISO is the International Standard for language codes. Views Read Edit View history. Quick Links Codes list. ISO — guidelines. The job of izo these standards has been given to bodies known as Registration Authorities.
Part 5 ISO Updates were made in AugustFebruaryand February Inthe target publication date for the final standard was set at October 30, This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Because ISO and ISO use the same Alpha-3 codes, but do not always refer to the same list of languages for any given code, the languages an Alpha-3 code refers to can’t be determined unless it is known whether the code is used in the context of ISO or ISO Using a code rather than the name of a language has many benefits as some languages are referred to by different groups in different ways, and two unrelated languages may share the same or similar name.
During the approval stage for the standard, the ISO final draft international standard ballot was not initiated until February 8, The purpose of ISO is to establish internationally recognised codes either 2, 3, or 4 letters long for the representation of languages or language families.
The languages covered by a group code need not be linguistically related, but may have a geographic relation, or category relation such as Creoles. The language codes are open lists that can be extended and refined.
List of ISO 639-5 codes
Registration Authorities The language codes are open lists that can be extended and refined. Part 4 ISO Retrieved from isoo https: ISO — variants. Preview our standards ISO Uses of ISO These codes are widely used in many different disciplines, for example for bibliographic purposes, in the library community, as well as for computerized systems, and the representation of different language versions on websites.
Alpha-3 code for language families and groups ” is a highly incomplete international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization ISO. ISO list of codes languages. ISO standards by standard number. Part 2 ISO Voting on the draft terminated on July 5, ; the draft was approved.
A “group” consists of several isoo languages; a “remainder group” is a group of several related languages from which some specific languages have been excluded. These codes are widely used in many different disciplines, for example for bibliographic purposes, in the library community, as well as for computerized systems, and the representation of different language versions on websites.
It is part of the ISO series of standards. Voting ended on April 10, “stage Retrieved December 12,