ISO 639 item: Northern Sotho; Pedi; Sepedi

Doug Ewell dewell at
Tue Oct 26 17:15:09 CEST 2004

Håvard Hjulstad <hhj at standard dot no> wrote:

> The ISO 639 RA Joint Advisory Committee has decided the following:
> Existing item "nso" (no alpha-2 identifier), encoded in ISO 639-2
> 1998; new names:
> English: Northern Sotho; Pedi; Sepedi
> French: sotho du Nord; pedi; sepedi
> Indigenous: Sesotho sa Leboa; Sepedi

Previously this was listed as "Sotho, Northern."

Will the name "Sotho, Southern" (alpha-2 "st", alpha-3 "sot") also be
inverted to "Southern Sotho" to match this?

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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