Subtag registration request: kazym, shuryshk, vakh

Doug Ewell doug at
Mon Aug 22 02:02:17 CEST 2016

Sascha Brawer wrote:

>> 'vakh' is not long enough to be a variant subtag. 'vakhi' would
>> qualify, though.
> Sounds good to me. Or perhaps 'vasyugan'? According to Ethnologue,
> it’s the same as Vakh:
> Dialects: Eastern Khanti, Northern Khanti, Southern Khanti, Vach
> (Vasyugan). Intelligibility difficult between geographically distant
> dialects. 3 dialect groups; ‘Vach’, archaic. Dialect used in writing
> rejected by many speakers.

It's up to you. I suggested 'vakhi' because it was the alternative you 
indicated in your proposal form.

Whatever name this variant is most commonly known by, that fits in (or 
can be coerced into) 5 to 8 letters, is probably best.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | 

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