New ISO 639 identifier approved: crh = Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar

Håvard Hjulstad havard at
Wed May 14 10:47:59 CEST 2003

The ISO 639 Registration Authorities' Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) has
approved the following:

Alpha-3 identifier: crh

English name: Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar

French name: tatar de Crimée

The language is a Southern Turkic (Altaic) language spoken by almost 200.000
people in Uzbekistan and a few more than that in a number of other countries
combined (figures vary). The Cyrillic script is used.

Best regards,
Håvard Hjulstad
Håvard Hjulstad    mailto:havard at
Chairman ISO/TC37 (Terminology and other language resources)
Convener of ISO/TC37/SC2/WG1 (Language coding)
Acting chairman of ISO 639 RA-JAC
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