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A.2 Rare Language Codes

For rarely used languages, the ISO 639-2 standard defines three-letter codes. Here is the current list, reduced to only living languages with at least one million of speakers.

ace

Achinese.

awa

Awadhi.

bal

Baluchi.

ban

Balinese.

bej

Beja; Bedawiyet.

bem

Bemba.

bho

Bhojpuri.

bik

Bikol.

bin

Bini; Edo.

bug

Buginese.

ceb

Cebuano.

din

Dinka.

doi

Dogri.

fil

Filipino; Pilipino.

fon

Fon.

gon

Gondi.

gsw

Swiss German; Alemannic; Alsatian.

hil

Hiligaynon.

hmn

Hmong.

ilo

Iloko.

kab

Kabyle.

kam

Kamba.

kbd

Kabardian.

kmb

Kimbundu.

kok

Konkani.

kru

Kurukh.

lua

Luba-Lulua.

luo

Luo (Kenya and Tanzania).

mad

Madurese.

mag

Magahi.

mai

Maithili.

mak

Makasar.

man

Mandingo.

men

Mende.

min

Minangkabau.

mni

Manipuri.

mos

Mossi.

mwr

Marwari.

nap

Neapolitan.

nso

Pedi; Sepedi; Northern Sotho.

nym

Nyamwezi.

nyn

Nyankole.

pag

Pangasinan.

pam

Pampanga; Kapampangan.

raj

Rajasthani.

sas

Sasak.

sat

Santali.

scn

Sicilian.

shn

Shan.

sid

Sidamo.

srr

Serer.

suk

Sukuma.

sus

Susu.

tem

Timne.

tiv

Tiv.

tum

Tumbuka.

umb

Umbundu.

wal

Walamo.

war

Waray.

yao

Yao.