Registration request for Elfdalian

Mats Blakstad mats.gbproject at
Mon Nov 17 13:23:39 CET 2014

Is “Elfdalian”is a new name? I think it is simply the name normally used in
English. What else do you think is normally used?

We could also go for "alvdal", yes it sounds better as it correspond to the
name of the language and the place it is spoken.

2014-11-17 11:24 GMT+01:00 Michael Everson <everson at>:

> On 16 Nov 2014, at 23:15, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:
> > It appears that Mats Blakstad has done the appropriate research on this
> topic. I hope his request gets the feedback that he has requested from
> subject matter experts, and if the bottom line is that no ISO 639 code
> element for Elfdalian will be forthcoming, I hope the request is approved.
> The neologism “Elfdalian” threw me; it’s new and I knew of the language a
> long time ago. In any case, why “alvda” and why not “alvdal”?
> Michael Everson *
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