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ISO639-2

Request for new language code

Criteria for requesting new language codes.
ISO 639-2 or ISO 639-1

***If you would like to request a change to an existing ISO 639 language name, please go to www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/iso639-2chform.php

:
(Required)

If giving variant names, indicate preferred form first



If giving variant names, indicate preferred form first



If giving variant names, indicate preferred form first

to establish separate code per ISO 639-2 Annex A A.2.1
(request by one agency with 50 documents or five agencies with a total of 50 among them). This refers to material in the language, not about the language. Please cite name of institution(s) where documents are held and number at each. Example: Library of Congress (65) (Required)

. A general statement quantifying the literature and its variation. Amplify evidence in the previous item (i.e. show variety of use beyond the request by one agency with 50 documents or 5 agencies with a total of 50 among them). (Required)

. Name of a national or regional language authority supporting this request. (Required)

Formal or official status. Document any official status that this language may have, legally or otherwise. (Required)

. Specify where this language is used as a medium for education. (Required)

(e.g., estimated number of speakers, official status, where spoken):

Request addition in (Note that ISO 639-1 is a subset of ISO 639-2):

Code suggestions (Note that there is no guarantee that these codes will be assigned):


(ISO 639-2)

(ISO 639-1)

Submitter of request

:
(Required)

:
(Required)

in relation to language (e.g., Speaker of language; Academic/language teacher):

(Required)


Comments on this document: iso639-2@loc.gov



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October 30, 2014