New ISO 639-2 identifier: ain = Ainu

Håvard Hjulstad HHj at
Tue Aug 16 18:34:04 CEST 2005

ISO 639 RAs-JAC has approved the following item:
alpha-3 identifier: ain
(no alpha-2 identifier assigned)
English name: Ainu
French name: aïnou
Indigenous name: ainu
The language is spoken in Japan. A different language by the same (English) name is spoken in China. That language is not covered by the new identifier.
Best regards,
Håvard Hjulstad
(ISO 639 RAs-JAC secretary)
Håvard Hjulstad
Standard Norge / Standards Norway
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