Next: , Previous: Language Codes, Up: Language Codes


A.1 Usual Language Codes

For the commonly used languages, the ISO 639-1 standard defines two-letter codes.

aa
Afar.
ab
Abkhazian.
ae
Avestan.
af
Afrikaans.
ak
Akan.
am
Amharic.
an
Aragonese.
ar
Arabic.
as
Assamese.
av
Avaric.
ay
Aymara.
az
Azerbaijani.
ba
Bashkir.
be
Belarusian.
bg
Bulgarian.
bh
Bihari.
bi
Bislama.
bm
Bambara.
bn
Bengali; Bangla.
bo
Tibetan.
br
Breton.
bs
Bosnian.
ca
Catalan.
ce
Chechen.
ch
Chamorro.
co
Corsican.
cr
Cree.
cs
Czech.
cu
Church Slavic.
cv
Chuvash.
cy
Welsh.
da
Danish.
de
German.
dv
Divehi; Maldivian.
dz
Dzongkha; Bhutani.
ee
Éwé.
el
Greek.
en
English.
eo
Esperanto.
es
Spanish.
et
Estonian.
eu
Basque.
fa
Persian.
ff
Fulah.
fi
Finnish.
fj
Fijian; Fiji.
fo
Faroese.
fr
French.
fy
Western Frisian.
ga
Irish.
gd
Scottish Gaelic.
gl
Galician.
gn
Guarani.
gu
Gujarati.
gv
Manx.
ha
Hausa.
he
Hebrew (formerly iw).
hi
Hindi.
ho
Hiri Motu.
hr
Croatian.
ht
Haitian; Haitian Creole.
hu
Hungarian.
hy
Armenian.
hz
Herero.
ia
Interlingua.
id
Indonesian (formerly in).
ie
Interlingue; Occidental.
ig
Igbo.
ii
Sichuan Yi; Nuosu.
ik
Inupiak; Inupiaq.
io
Ido.
is
Icelandic.
it
Italian.
iu
Inuktitut.
ja
Japanese.
jv
Javanese.
ka
Georgian.
kg
Kongo.
ki
Kikuyu; Gikuyu.
kj
Kuanyama; Kwanyama.
kk
Kazakh.
kl
Kalaallisut; Greenlandic.
km
Central Khmer; Cambodian.
kn
Kannada.
ko
Korean.
kr
Kanuri.
ks
Kashmiri.
ku
Kurdish.
kv
Komi.
kw
Cornish.
ky
Kirghiz.
la
Latin.
lb
Letzeburgesch; Luxembourgish.
lg
Ganda.
li
Limburgish; Limburger; Limburgan.
ln
Lingala.
lo
Lao; Laotian.
lt
Lithuanian.
lu
Luba-Katanga.
lv
Latvian; Lettish.
mg
Malagasy.
mh
Marshallese.
mi
Maori.
mk
Macedonian.
ml
Malayalam.
mn
Mongolian.
mo
Moldavian.
mr
Marathi.
ms
Malay.
mt
Maltese.
my
Burmese.
na
Nauru.
nb
Norwegian Bokmål.
nd
Ndebele, North.
ne
Nepali.
ng
Ndonga.
nl
Dutch.
nn
Norwegian Nynorsk.
no
Norwegian.
nr
Ndebele, South.
nv
Navajo; Navaho.
ny
Chichewa; Nyanja.
oc
Occitan; Provençal.
oj
Ojibwa.
om
(Afan) Oromo.
or
Oriya.
os
Ossetian; Ossetic.
pa
Panjabi; Punjabi.
pi
Pali.
pl
Polish.
ps
Pashto; Pushto.
pt
Portuguese.
qu
Quechua.
rm
Romansh.
rn
Rundi; Kirundi.
ro
Romanian.
ru
Russian.
rw
Kinyarwanda.
sa
Sanskrit.
sc
Sardinian.
sd
Sindhi.
se
Northern Sami.
sg
Sango; Sangro.
si
Sinhala; Sinhalese.
sk
Slovak.
sl
Slovenian.
sm
Samoan.
sn
Shona.
so
Somali.
sq
Albanian.
sr
Serbian.
ss
Swati; Siswati.
st
Sesotho; Sotho, Southern.
su
Sundanese.
sv
Swedish.
sw
Swahili.
ta
Tamil.
te
Telugu.
tg
Tajik.
th
Thai.
ti
Tigrinya.
tk
Turkmen.
tl
Tagalog.
tn
Tswana; Setswana.
to
Tonga.
tr
Turkish.
ts
Tsonga.
tt
Tatar.
tw
Twi.
ty
Tahitian.
ug
Uighur.
uk
Ukrainian.
ur
Urdu.
uz
Uzbek.
ve
Venda.
vi
Vietnamese.
vo
Volapük; Volapuk.
wa
Walloon.
wo
Wolof.
xh
Xhosa.
yi
Yiddish (formerly ji).
yo
Yoruba.
za
Zhuang.
zh
Chinese.
zu
Zulu.