Request for variant subtag: western
mark.davis at icu-project.org
Wed Aug 30 19:03:51 CEST 2006
LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM
1. Name of requester: Mark Davis
2. E-mail address of requester: mark.davis at macchiato.com
3. Record Requested:
Comments: Prefix 'hy': Western Armenian, as distinct from
the Eastern dialect.
Comments: According to the specification, this subtag must
only be used with the prefixes listed. When multiple
prefixes are present, bear in mind that each is a distinct
dialect of the respective language.
4. Intended meaning of the subtag:
This variant subtag can be used to distinguish dialects, in cases where
those dialects are commonly referred to as a "Western" form. For example,
Armenian has dialects commonly referred to as Eastern and Western.
Additional prefixes can be added in the future where the term "Western" can
also be meaningfully used to distinguish among dialects of those prefixes.
Note however that According to the specification, this subtag must only be
used with the prefixes listed. When multiple prefixes are present, bear in
mind that each is a distinct dialect of the respective language.
5. Reference to published description
of the language (book or article):
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