LANGUAGE SUBTAG REGISTRATION FORM<br>1. Name of requester: Mark Davis<br>2. E-mail address of requester: <a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a><span style="text-decoration: underline;"></span>
<a href="mailto:email@example.com" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)"></a><br>3. Record Requested:
<br><br> Type: variant<br> Subtag: western<br> Description: Western<br> Prefix: hy<br> Comments: This variant refers to a dialect of the given prefix that is common distinguished by the term "Western". An example is Armenian. Where this variant can meaningfully be applied to other languages, additional prefixes may be added in the future.
<br><br>4. Intended meaning of the subtag:<br><br>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.
<br><br>5. Reference to published description<br> of the language (book or article):<br><br>See:<br><pre><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Armenian">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Armenian</a><br><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Armenian_language">