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 standard does not cover all language families used by linguists. Preview our standards ISO From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Part 3 ISO ISO is the International Standard for language codes. As of the February 11, update to ISOthe standard defines collective codes. Using a code rather than the name of a language has many benefits as some languages are referred 369-5 by different groups in different ways, and two unrelated languages may share the same or similar name.
Languages, families, or lso codes in ISO can be of type “group” g or “remainder group” r. Retrieved December 12, 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 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 69-5 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. In sio, the target publication date for the final standard was set at October 30, Registration Authorities The language codes are open lists that can be extended and refined.
Views Read Edit View history. A “group” consists of several related languages; a “remainder group” is a group of several related languages from which some specific languages have been excluded.
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The job of maintaining these standards has been given to bodies known as Registration Authorities. Retrieved from ” https: Updates were made in AugustFebruaryand February Voting ended on April 10, “stage ISO — variants.
Groups and remainder groups in ISO “.
Part 4 ISO The language codes are open lists that can be extended and refined. Part 5 ISO ISO standards by standard number. 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. General principles of coding of the representation of names of languages and related entities, and application guidelines. ISO defines alpha-3 3-letter codes, called “collective codes,” that identify language families and groups.
Language codes – ISO 639
The languages covered by a group code need not be linguistically related, but may have a geographic relation, or category relation such as Creoles. During the approval stage for the standard, the ISO final draft international standard ballot was not initiated until February 8, List of ISO codes.
Voting on the draft terminated on July 5, ; the draft was approved. 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. ISO list of codes languages.
The ISO code-set represents a very tiny proportion of the language families and groups of the world.