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Note: ISO 639-2 is the alpha-3 code. Where two codes are provided (21 languages total), the bibliographic code is given first and the terminology code is given second. ISO 639-1 is the alpha-2 code. Multiple codes for the same language are to be considered synonyms.

  • Deprecated codes are listed inside brackets [] with a hyphen preceding the code.
  • Categories of change key: Add = Newly added; Dep = Deprecated; CC = Code change; NC = Name change; NA = Variant name(s) added.
ISO 639-2 code ISO 639-1 code Deprecated ISO 639-2 Deprecated ISO 639-1 Change Date Category Notes
ibo ig  1999-08-16AddThis alpha-2 ISO 639-1 code was approved in 1999 and included in ISO 639-1: 2002. It was mistakenly missing in earlier versions of the tables on the ISO639-2 web site. As of January 2003, it has been included.

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