Native Language Codes


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Language Name

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A
 
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aar Afar efi Efik lad Ladino sac Sac and Fox
abk Abkhaz egy Egyptian lah Lahnda sad Sandawe
ace Achinese eka Ekajuk lam Lamba sag Sango (Ubangi Creole)
ach Acoli elx Elamite lao Lao sah Yakut
ada Adangme eng English lat Latin sai South American Indian (Other)
ady Adygei enm English, Middle (1100‐1500) lav Latvian sal Salishan languages
afa Afroasiatic (Other) epo Esperanto lez Lezgian sam Samaritan Aramaic
afh Afrihili (Artificial language) esk Eskimo languages (Discontinued) lim Limburgish san Sanskrit
afr Afrikaans est Estonian lin Lingala sas Sasak
ajm Aljamía (Discontinued) eth Ethiopic (Discontinued) lit Lithuanian sat Santali
aka Akan ewe Ewe lol Mongo‐Nkundu scc Serbian
akk Akkadian ewo Ewondo loz Lozi sco Scots
alb Albanian     ltz Letzeburgesch scr Croatian
ale Aleut
F
Return to Top of Page lua Luba‐Lulua sel Selkup
alg Algonquian (Other) fan Fang lub Luba‐Katanga sem Semitic (Other)
amh Amharic fao Faroese lug Ganda shn Shan
ang English, Old (ca. 450‐1100) fat Fanti lui Luiseño sid Sidamo
apa Apache languages fij Fijian lun Lunda sin Sinhalese
apk Kiowa fin Finnish luo Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) sio Siouan (Other)
ara Arabic fiu Finno‐Ugrian (Other) lus Lushai sit Sino‐Tibetan (Other)
arc Aramaic fon Fon     sjw Shawnee
arg Aragonese Spanish fre French
M
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arm Armenian fry Frisian mac Macedonian slo Slovak
arn Mapuche ful Fula mad Madurese slv Slovenian
arp Arapaho fur Friulian mag Magahi sma Southern Sami
art Artificial (Other)     mah Marshallese sme Northern Sami
arw Arawak
G
Return to Top of Page mai Maithili smi Sami
asm Assamese gaa mak Makasar smj Lule Sami
ast Bable gal Oromo mal Malayalam smn Inari Sami
ath Athapascan (Other) gay Gayo man Mandingo smo Samoan
aus Australian languages gba Gbaya mao Maori sms Skolt Sami
ava Avaric gem Germanic (Other) map Austronesian (Other) sna Shona
ave Avestan geo Georgian mar Marathi snd Sindhi
awa Awadhi ger German mas Masai snk Soninke
aym Aymara gez Ethiopic may Malay sog Sogdian
aze Azerbaijani gil Gilbertese mdr Mandar som Somali
    gla Scottish Gaelic men Mende son Songhai
B
Return to Top of Page gle Irish mia Miami sot Sotho
bad Banda glg Galician mic Micmac spa Spanish
bai Bamileke languages glv Manx min Minangkabau srd Sardinian
bak Bashkir gon Gondi mis Miscellaneous languages srr Serer
bal Baluchi gor Gorontalo mkh Mon‐Khmer (Other) ssa Nilo‐Saharan (Other)
bam Bambara got Gothic mlg Malagasy ssw Swazi
ban Balinese grb Grebo mlt Maltese suk Sukuma
baq Basque gre Greek, Modern (1453‐ ) mnc Manchu sun Sundanese
bas Basa grn Guarani mni Manipuri sus Susu
bat Baltic (Other) guj Gujarati mno Manobo languages sux Sumerian
bej Beja gwi Gwich'in moh Mohawk swa Swahili
bel Belarusian     mol Moldavian swe Swedish
bem Bemba
H
Return to Top of Page mon Mongolian syr Syriac
ben Bengali hai Haida mos Mooré    
ber Berber (Other) hat Haitian French Creole mun Munda (Other)
T
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bho Bhojpuri hau Hausa mus Muskogee-Seminole, Creek tah Tahitian
bih Bihari haw Hawaiian mwr Marwari tai Tai (Other)
bik Bikol heb Hebrew myn Mayan languages tam Tamil
bin Edo her Herero     tat Tatar
bis Bislama hil Hiligaynon
N
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bla Blackfoot him Himachali nah Nahuatl tem Temne
bla Siksika hin Hindi nai North American Indian (Other) ter Terena
bnt Bantu (Other) hit Hittite nap Neapolitan Italian tet Tetum
bos Bosnian hmn Hmong nau Nauru tgk Tajik
bra Braj hmo Hiri Motu nav Navajo tgl Tagalog
bre Breton hun Hungarian nbl Ndebele (South Africa) tha Thai
btk Batak hup Hupa nde Ndebele (Zimbabwe) tib Tibetan
bua Buriat     ndo Ndonga tig Tigré
bug Bugis
I
Return to Top of Page nds Low German tir Tigrinya
bul Bulgarian iba Iban nep Nepali tiv Tiv
bur Burmese ibo Igbo (Ibo) new Newari tkl Tokelauan
    ice Icelandic nia Nias tli Tlingit
C
Return to Top of Page ido Ido nic Niger‐Kordofanian (Other) tmh Tamashek
cad Caddo iii Sichuan Yi niu Niuean tog Tonga (Nyasa)
cai Central American Indian (Other) ijo Ijo nno Norwegian (Nynorsk) ton Tongan
cam Khmer (Discontinued) iku Inuktitut nob Norwegian (Bokmål) tpi Tok Pisin
car Carib ile Interlingue nog Nogai tqw Tonkawa
cat Catalan ilo Iloko non Old Norse tsi Tsimshian
cau Caucasian (Other) inc Indic (Other) nor Norwegian tsn Tswana
ceb Cebuano ind Indonesian nso Northern Sotho tso Tsonga
cel Celtic (Other) ine Indo‐European (Other) nub Nubian languages tuk Turkmen
cha Chamorro inh Ingush nya Nyanja tum Tumbuka
chb Chibcha ipk Inupiaq nym Nyamwezi tup Tupi languages
che Chechen ira Iranian (Other) nyn Nyankole tur Turkish
chg Chagatai iro Iroquoian (Other) nyo Nyoro tut Altaic (Other)
chh Chinook ita Italian nzi Nzima tvl Tuvaluan
chi Chinese         twi Twi
chk Truk
J
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O
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chm Mari jam Patois oci Occitan (post‐1500)    
chn Chinook jargon jav Javanese oji Ojibwa
U
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cho Choctaw jpn Japanese oma Omaha-Ponca udm Udmurt
chp Chipewyan jpr Judeo‐Persian ori Oriya uga Ugaritic
chr Cherokee jrb Judeo‐Arabic orm Oromo (Galla) uig Uighur
chu Church Slavic     osa Osage ukr Ukrainian
chv Chuvash
K
Return to Top of Page oss Ossetic umb Umbundu
chy Cheyenne kaa Kara‐Kalpak ota Turkish, Ottoman urd Urdu
cic Chickasaw kab Kabyle oto Otomian languages uzb Uzbek
ciw Chippewa kac Kachin otw Ottawa    
cmc Chamic languages kal Kalâtdlisut    
V
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com Comanche kam Kamba
P
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cop Coptic kan Kannada paa Papuan (Other) ven Venda
cor Cornish kar Karen pag Pangasinan vie Vietnamese
cos Corsican kas Kashmiri pal Pahlavi vol Volapük
cpe Creoles and Pidgins, English‐based (Other) kau Kanuri pam Pampanga vot Votic
kaw Kawi pan Panjabi    
cpf Creoles and Pidgins, French‐based (Other) kaz Kazakh pap Papiamento
W
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kbd Kabardian pau Palauan wak Wakashan languages
cpp Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese‐based (Other) kha Khasi paw Pawnee wal Walamo
khi Khoisan (Other) per Persian (Farsi) war Waray
cre Cree khm Khmer phi Philippine (Other) was Washo
crh Crimean Tatar kho Khotanese phn Phoenician wel Welsh
crp Creoles and Pidgins (Other) kic Kickapoo pli Pali wen Sorbian languages
cus Cushitic (Other) kik Kikuyu pol Polish wic Wichita
cze Czech kin Kinyarwanda pon Ponape wln Walloon
    kir Kyrgyz por Portuguese wol Wolof
D
Return to Top of Page kjq Keresan pot Potawatomi wya Wyandot
dak Dakota kmb Kimbundu pra Prakrit languages    
dan Danish kok Konkani pus Pushto
X
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dar Dargwa kom Komi     xal Kalmyk
day Dayak kon Kongo
Q
Return to Top of Page xho Xhosa
del Delaware kor Korean qua Quapaw    
den Slave kos Kusaie que Quechua
Y
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dgr Dogrib kpe Kpelle     yao Yao (Africa)
din Dinka kro Kru
R
Return to Top of Page yap Yapese
div Divehi kru Kurukh raj Rajasthani yid Yiddish
doi Dogri kua Kuanyama rap Rapanui yor Yoruba (Yoriba)
dra Dravidian (Other) kum Kumyk rar Rarotongan ypk Yupik languages
dua Duala kur Kurdish roa Romance (Other) yuc Yuchi
dum Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050‐1350) kut Kutenai roh Raeto‐Romance    
dut Dutch     rom Romani
Z
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dyu Dyula     rum Romanian zap Zapotec
dzo Dzongkha     run Rundi zen Zenaga
        rus Russian zha Zhuang
            znd Zande
            zul Zulu
            zun Zuni

 

Last updated on June 4, 2012