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Languages and their ALA codes

ace	Achinese
ach	Acoli
ada	Adangme
afa	Afroasiatic (Other)
afh	Afrihili (Artificial language)
afr	Afrikaans
aka	Akan
akk	Akkadian
alb	Albanian
ale	Aleut
alg	Algonquian (Other)
amh	Amharic
ang	English, Old (ca. 450-1100)
apa	Apache languages
ara	Arabic
arc	Aramaic
arm	Armenian
arn	Mapuche
arp	Arapaho
art	Artificial (Other)
arw	Arawak
asm	Assamese
ath	Athapascan (Other)
ava	Avaric
ave	Avestan
awa	Awadhi
aym	Aymara
aze	Azerbaijani
bad	Banda
bai	Bamileke languages
bak	Bashkir
bal	Baluchi
bam	Bambara
ban	Balinese
baq	Basque
bas	Basa
bat	Baltic (Other)
bej	Beja
bel	Belarusian
bem	Bemba
ben	Bengali
ber	Berber (Other)
bho	Bhojpuri
bik	Bikol
bin	Bini
bis	Bislama
bla	Siksika
bnt	Bantu (Other)
bra	Braj
bre	Breton
btk	Batak
bug	Bugis
bul	Bulgarian
bur	Burmese
cad	Caddo
cai	Central American Indian (Other)
cam	Khmer
car	Carib
cat	Catalan
cau	Caucasian (Other)
ceb	Cebuano
cel	Celtic (Other)
cha	Chamorro
chb	Chibcha
che	Chechen
chg	Chagatai
chi	Chinese
chn	Chinook jargon
cho	Choctaw
chr	Cherokee
chu	Church Slavic
chv	Chuvash
chy	Cheyenne
cmc	Chamic languages
cop	Coptic
cor	Cornish
cpe	Creoles and Pidgins,
	     English-based (Other)
cpf	Creoles and Pidgins,
	     French-based (Other)
cpp	Creoles and Pidgins,
	     Portuguese-based (Other)
cre	Cree
crp	Creoles and Pidgins (Other)
cus	Cushitic (Other)
cze	Czech
dak	Dakota
dan	Danish
day	Dayak
del	Delaware
din	Dinka
div	Divehi
doi	Dogri
dra	Dravidian (Other)
dua	Duala
dum	Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350)
dut	Dutch
dyu	Dyula
efi	Efik
egy	Egyptian
eka	Ekajuk
elx	Elamite
eng	English
enm	English, Middle (1100-1500)
esk	Eskimo languages
esp	Esperanto
est	Estonian
eth	Ethiopic
ewe	Ewe
ewo	Ewondo
fan	Fang
far	Faroese
fat	Fanti
fij	Fijian
fin	Finnish
fiu	Finno-Ugrian (Other)
fon	Fon
fre	French
fri	Frisian
frm	French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
fro	French, Old (ca. 842-1400)
ful	Fula
gaa	Ga
gae	Gaelic (Scots)
gag	Galician
gal	Oromo
gay	Gayo
gba	Gbaya
gem	Germanic (Other)
geo	Georgian
ger	German
gil	Gilbertese
gmh	German, Middle High (ca. 1050-1500)
goh	German, Old High (ca. 750-1050)
gon	Gondi
gor	Gorontalo
got	Gothic
grb	Grebo
grc	Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
gre	Greek, Modern (1453- )
gua	Guarani
guj	Gujarati
hai	Haida
hau	Hausa
haw	Hawaiian
heb	Hebrew
her	Herero
hil	Hiligaynon
him	Himachali
hin	Hindi
hmn	Hmong
hmo	Hiri Motu
hun	Hungarian
hup	Hupa
iba	Iban
ibo	Igbo
ice	Icelandic
ijo	Ijo
ilo	Iloko
inc	Indic (Other)
ind	Indonesian
ine	Indo-European (Other)
int	Interlingua (International Auxiliary
	     Language Association)
ira	Iranian (Other)
iri	Irish
iro	Iroquoian (Other)
ita	Italian
jav	Javanese
jpn	Japanese
jpr	Judeo-Persian
jrb	Judeo-Arabic
kaa	Kara-Kalpak
kab	Kabyle
kac	Kachin
kam	Kamba
kan	Kannada
kar	Karen
kas	Kashmiri
kau	Kanuri
kaw	Kawi
kaz	Kazakh
kha	Khasi
khi	Khoisan (Other)
kho	Khotanese
kik	Kikuyu
kin	Kinyarwanda
kir	Kyrgyz
kmb	Kimbundu
kok	Konkani
kon	Kongo
kor	Korean
kpe	Kpelle
kro	Kru
kru	Kurukh
kua	Kuanyama
kur	Kurdish
kus	Kusaie
kut	Kutenai
lad	Ladino
lah	Lahnda
lam	Lamba
lan	Occitan (post-1500)
lao	Lao
lap	Sami
lat	Latin
lav	Latvian
lin	Lingala
lit	Lithuanian
lol	Mongo-Nkundu
loz	Lozi
lua	Luba-Lulua
lub	Luba-Katanga
lug	Ganda
lui	Luiseno
lun	Lunda
luo	Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)
lus	Lushai
mac	Macedonian
mad	Madurese
mag	Magahi
mah	Marshall
mai	Maithili
mak	Makasar
mal	Malayalam
man	Mandingo
mao	Maori
map	Austronesian (Other)
mar	Marathi
mas	Masai
max	Manx
may	Malay
mdr	Mandar
men	Mende
mic	Micmac
min	Minangkabau
mis	Miscellaneous languages
mkh	Mon-Khmer (Other)
mla	Malagasy
mlt	Maltese
mni	Manipuri
mno	Manobo languages
moh	Mohawk
mol	Moldavian
mon	Mongolian
mos	Moore
mul	Multiple languages
mun	Munda (Other)
mus	Creek
mwr	Marwari
myn	Mayan languages
nah	Nahuatl
nai	North American Indian (Other)
nau	Nauru
nav	Navajo
nde	Ndebele (Zimbabwe)
ndo	Ndonga
nep	Nepali
new	Newari
nia	Nias
nic	Niger-Kordofanian (Other)
niu	Niuean
non	Old Norse
nor	Norwegian
nso	Northern Sotho
nub	Nubian languages
nya	Nyanja
nym	Nyamwezi
nyn	Nyankole
nyo	Nyoro
nzi	Nzima
oji	Ojibwa
ori	Oriya
osa	Osage
oss	Ossetic
ota	Turkish, Ottoman
oto	Otomian languages
paa	Papuan-Australian (Other)
pag	Pangasinan
pal	Pahlavi
pam	Pampanga
pan	Panjabi
pap	Papiamento
pau	Palauan
peo	Old Persian (ca. 600-400 B.C.)
per	Persian
phi	Philippine (Other)
pli	Pali
pol	Polish
pon	Ponape
por	Portuguese
pra	Prakrit languages
pro	Provencal (to 1500)
pus	Pushto
que	Quechua
raj	Rajasthani
rap	Rapanui
rar	Rarotongan
roa	Romance (Other)
roh	Raeto-Romance
rom	Romany
rum	Romanian
run	Rundi
rus	Russian
sad	Sandawe
sag	Sango
sai	South American Indian (Other)
sal	Salishan languages
sam	Samaritan Aramaic
san	Sanskrit
sao	Samoan
sas	Sasak
sat	Santali
scc	Serbo-Croatian (Cyrillic)
sco	Scots
scr	Serbo-Croatian (Roman)
sel	Selkup
sem	Semitic (Other)
sgn	Sign languages
shn	Shan
sho	Shona
sid	Sidamo
sio	Siouan (Other)
sit	Sino-Tibetan (Other)
sla	Slavic (Other)
slo	Slovak
slv	Slovenian
snd	Sindhi
snh	Sinhalese
snk	Soninke
sog	Sogdian
som	Somali
son	Songhai
spa	Spanish
srr	Serer
ssa	Nilo-Saharan (Other)
sso	Sotho
suk	Sukuma
sun	Sundanese
sus	Susu
sux	Sumerian
swa	Swahili
swe	Swedish
swz	Swazi
syr	Syriac
tag	Tagalog
tah	Tahitian
tai	Tai (Other)
taj	Tajik
tam	Tamil
tar	Tatar
tel	Telugu
tem	Temne
ter	Terena
tet	Tetum
tha	Thai
tib	Tibetan
tig	Tigre
tir	Tigrinya
tiv	Tiv
tkl	Tokelauan
tli	Tlingit
tmh	Tamashek
tog	Tonga (Nyasa)
ton	Tonga (Tonga Islands)
tpi	Tok Pisin
tru	Truk
tsi	Tsimshian
tso	Tsonga
tsw	Tswana
tuk	Turkmen
tum	Tumbuka
tur	Turkish
tut	Altaic (Other)
tvl	Tuvalu
twi	Twi
uga	Ugaritic
uig	Uighur
ukr	Ukrainian
umb	Umbundu
und	Undetermined
urd	Urdu
uzb	Uzbek
vai	Vai
ven	Venda
vie	Vietnamese
vot	Votic
wak	Wakashan languages
wal	Walamo
war	Waray
was	Washo
wel	Welsh
wen	Sorbian languages
wol	Wolof
xho	Xhosa
yao	Yao
yap	Yapese
yid	Yiddish
yor	Yoruba
zap	Zapotec
zen	Zenaga
znd	Zande
zul	Zulu
zun	Zuni


 
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