ISO 639-2

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    iso 639-2:1998, codes for the representation of names of languages — part 2: alpha-3 code, is the second part of the iso 639 standard, which lists codes for the representation of the names of languages. the three-letter codes given for each language in this part of the standard are referred to as "alpha-3" codes. there are 487 entries in the list of iso 639-2 codes.

    the us library of congress is the registration authority for iso 639-2 (referred to as iso 639-2/ra). as registration authority, the loc receives and reviews proposed changes; they also have representation on the iso 639-ra joint advisory committee responsible for maintaining the iso 639 code tables.

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Enter an ISO 639-2 code to find the corresponding language article
 

ISO 639-2:1998, Codes for the representation of names of languages — Part 2: Alpha-3 code, is the second part of the ISO 639 standard, which lists codes for the representation of the names of languages. The three-letter codes given for each language in this part of the standard are referred to as "Alpha-3" codes. There are 487 entries in the list of ISO 639-2 codes.

The US Library of Congress is the registration authority for ISO 639-2 (referred to as ISO 639-2/RA). As registration authority, the LOC receives and reviews proposed changes; they also have representation on the ISO 639-RA Joint Advisory Committee responsible for maintaining the ISO 639 code tables.