ISO 639 language codes

This table contains the language codes (ISO 639-3) used in our databases, along with their names and ISO 639-2/639-1 codes, for easy cross-referencing with other data sources.

ISO 639-3ISO 639-2ISO 639-1Language name
afrafrafAfrikaans
amhamhamAmharic
araaraarArabic
argarganAragonese
asmasmasAssamese
astastAsturian
aymaymayAymara
azeazeazAzerbaijani
bakbakbaBashkir
bambambmBambara
belbelbeBelarusian
benbenbnBengali
bisbisbiBislama
bosbosbsBosnian
brebrebrBreton
bugbugBuginese
bulbulbgBulgarian
catcatcaCatalan
cebcebCebuano
cesces/czecsCzech
chachachChamorro
chvchvcvChuvash
corcorkwCornish
coscoscoCorsican
crecrecrCree
csbcsbKashubian
cymcym/welcyWelsh
dandandaDanish
deudeu/gerdeGerman
divdivdvDivehi
dzodzodzDzongkha
ellell/greelGreek
engengenEnglish
epoepoeoEsperanto
estestetEstonian
euseus/baqeuBasque
faofaofoFaroese
fasfas/perfaPersian
fijfijfjFijian
filfilfiFilipino
finfinfiFinnish
frafra/frefrFrench
fryfryfyWestern Frisian
fulfulffFulah
furfurFriulian
glaglagdGaelic; Scottish Gaelic
gleglegaIrish
glgglgglGallegan
glvglvgvManx
grngrngnGuarani
gugParaguayan Guaraní
hathathtHaitian; Haitian Creole
hauhauhaHausa
hawhawHawaiian
hebhebheHebrew
hifFijian Hindustani
hinhinhiHindi
hrvhrv/scrhrCroatian
hunhunhuHungarian
hyehye/armhyArmenian
idoidoioIdo
ileileieInterlingue
iloiloIloko
inainaiaInterlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association)
indindidIndonesian
islisl/iceisIcelandic
itaitaitItalian
javjavjvJavanese
jbojboLojban
jpnjpnjaJapanese
kalkalklGreenlandic
katkat/geokaGeorgian
kazkazkkKazakh
khmkhmkmKhmer
kinkinrwKinyarwanda
kirkirkyKirghiz
komkomkvKomi
konkonkgKongo
korkorkoKorean
kurkurkuKurdish
ladladLadino
laolaoloLao
latlatlaLatin
lavlavlvLatvian
limlimliLimburgish, Limburger, Limburgan
linlinlnLingala
litlitltLithuanian
ltzltzlbLuxembourgish
mahmahmhMarshallese
marmarmrMarathi
mkdmkd/macmkMacedonian
mlgmlgmgMalagasy
mltmltmtMaltese
molmolmoMoldavian
monmonmnMongolian
mrimri/maomiMaori
msamsa/maymsMalay
myamya/burmyBurmese
nanMin Nan Chinese
napnapNeapolitan
naunaunaNauru
navnavnvNavaho
ndsndsLow German; Low Saxon
nepnepneNepali
niuniuNiuean
nldnld/dutnlDutch
nnonnonnNorwegian Nynorsk
nobnobnbNorwegian Bokmål
nornornoNorwegian
nyanyanyChichewa; Chewa; Nyanja
ociociocOccitan; Provençal
ossossosOssetian; Ossetic
pampamPampanga
pappapPapiamento
paupauPalauan
pdcpdcPennsylvania German
polpolplPolish
porporptPortuguese
puspuspsPushto
quequequQuechua
rarrarRarotongan
rohrohrmRaeto-Romance
ronron/rumroRomanian
runrunrnRundi
ruprupAromanian; Arumanian; Macedo-Romanian
rusrusruRussian
sagsagsgSango
scnscnSicilian
scoscoScots
slkslk/sloskSlovak
slvslvslSlovenian
smesmeseNorthern Sami
smosmosmSamoan
sndsndsdSindhi
somsomsoSomali
sotsotstSotho, Southern
spaspaesSpanish; Castilian
sqisqi/albsqAlbanian
srdsrdscSardinian
srpsrp/sccsrSerbian
sswsswssSwati
sunsunsuSundanese
swaswaswSwahili
swbComorian
sweswesvSwedish
tahtahtyTahitian
tamtamtaTamil
tattatttTatar
teltelteTelugu
tettetTetum
tgktgktgTajik
tgltgltlTagalog
thathathThai
tirtirtiTigrinya
tontontoTonga
tpitpiTok Pisin
tsntsntnTswana
tuktuktkTurkmen
tumtumTumbuka
turturtrTurkish
tvltvlTuvalu
twitwitwTwi
ukrukrukUkrainian
urdurdurUrdu
uzbuzbuzUzbek
vievieviVietnamese
volvolvoVolapük
vorVoro
warwarWaray (Philippines)
wlnwlnwaWalloon
wolwolwoWolof
xhoxhoxhXhosa
yoryoryoYoruba
yueYue Chinese
zhazhazaZhuang; Chuang
zhozho/chizhChinese
zulzulzuZulu