ISO 639-3 Macrolanguage Mappings

Other parts of ISO 639 have included identifiers designated as individual language identifiers that correspond in a one-to-many manner with individual language identifiers in this part of ISO 639. The latter are designated as macrolanguages in ISO 639-3. This table provides the complete set of mappings from macrolanguages to the individual languages that comprise them.

Macrolanguage or Individual
Macrolanguage or Individual
Macrolanguage Identifier Macrolanguage Name Individual Language Identifier Individual Language Name
aka Akan fat Fanti
aka Akan twi Twi
ara Arabic aao Algerian Saharan Arabic
ara Arabic abh Tajiki Arabic
ara Arabic abv Baharna Arabic
ara Arabic acm Mesopotamian Arabic
ara Arabic acq Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic
ara Arabic acw Hijazi Arabic
ara Arabic acx Omani Arabic
ara Arabic acy Cypriot Arabic
ara Arabic adf Dhofari Arabic
ara Arabic aeb Tunisian Arabic
ara Arabic aec Saidi Arabic
ara Arabic afb Gulf Arabic
ara Arabic ajp South Levantine Arabic
ara Arabic apc North Levantine Arabic
ara Arabic apd Sudanese Arabic
ara Arabic arb Standard Arabic
ara Arabic arq Algerian Arabic
ara Arabic ars Najdi Arabic
ara Arabic ary Moroccan Arabic
ara Arabic arz Egyptian Arabic
ara Arabic auz Uzbeki Arabic
ara Arabic avl Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic
ara Arabic ayh Hadrami Arabic
ara Arabic ayl Libyan Arabic
ara Arabic ayn Sanaani Arabic
ara Arabic ayp North Mesopotamian Arabic
ara Arabic bbz Babalia Creole Arabic
ara Arabic pga Sudanese Creole Arabic
ara Arabic shu Chadian Arabic
ara Arabic ssh Shihhi Arabic
aym Aymara ayc Southern Aymara
aym Aymara ayr Central Aymara
aze Azerbaijani azb South Azerbaijani
aze Azerbaijani azj North Azerbaijani
bal Baluchi bcc Southern Balochi
bal Baluchi bgn Western Balochi
bal Baluchi bgp Eastern Balochi
bik Bikol bcl Central Bikol
bik Bikol bhk Albay Bicolano
bik Bikol bln Southern Catanduanes Bikol
bik Bikol bto Rinconada Bikol
bik Bikol cts Northern Catanduanes Bikol
bik Bikol fbl West Albay Bikol
bik Bikol lbl Libon Bikol
bik Bikol rbl Miraya Bikol
bik Bikol ubl Buhi'non Bikol
bnc Bontok ebk Eastern Bontok
bnc Bontok lbk Central Bontok
bnc Bontok obk Southern Bontok
bnc Bontok rbk Northern Bontok
bnc Bontok vbk Southwestern Bontok
bua Buriat bxm Mongolia Buriat
bua Buriat bxr Russia Buriat
bua Buriat bxu China Buriat
chm Mari (Russia) mhr Eastern Mari
chm Mari (Russia) mrj Western Mari
cre Cree crj Southern East Cree
cre Cree crk Plains Cree
cre Cree crl Northern East Cree
cre Cree crm Moose Cree
cre Cree csw Swampy Cree
cre Cree cwd Woods Cree
del Delaware umu Munsee
del Delaware unm Unami
den Slave (Athapascan) scs North Slavey
den Slave (Athapascan) xsl South Slavey
din Dinka dib South Central Dinka
din Dinka dik Southwestern Dinka
din Dinka dip Northeastern Dinka
din Dinka diw Northwestern Dinka
din Dinka dks Southeastern Dinka
doi Dogri (macrolanguage) dgo Dogri (individual language)
doi Dogri (macrolanguage) xnr Kangri
est Estonian ekk Standard Estonian
est Estonian vro Võro
fas Persian pes Iranian Persian
fas Persian prs Dari
ful Fulah ffm Maasina Fulfulde
ful Fulah fub Adamawa Fulfulde
ful Fulah fuc Pulaar
ful Fulah fue Borgu Fulfulde
ful Fulah fuf Pular
ful Fulah fuh Western Niger Fulfulde
ful Fulah fui Bagirmi Fulfulde
ful Fulah fuq Central-Eastern Niger Fulfulde
ful Fulah fuv Nigerian Fulfulde
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) bdt Bokoto
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) gbp Gbaya-Bossangoa
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) gbq Gbaya-Bozoum
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) gmm Gbaya-Mbodomo
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) gso Southwest Gbaya
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) gya Northwest Gbaya
gba Gbaya (Central African Republic) mdo Southwest Gbaya
gon Gondi esg Aheri Gondi
gon Gondi ggo Southern Gondi
gon Gondi gno Northern Gondi
gon Gondi wsg Adilabad Gondi
grb Grebo gbo Northern Grebo