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Name: Variety names and codes
ID: m13645
Language: English (en)
Summary: Every speech variety has a unique name and a unique short name. It should have an international (ISO-639-3) language code and at least a tentative classification. It may have an abbreviation, an A to F judgment of quality for the word list, and one or more alternate language names.
Subject: Humanities, Science and Technology
Keywords: abbreviation, alternate name, classification, Ethnologue code, ISO-639-3 code, name, quality, variety, Wordcorr
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

Authors: Joseph Grimes (
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Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Jun 3, 2006 9:02 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jun 3, 2006 11:59 pm -0500


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Version: 1.1 Jun 3, 2006 11:59 pm -0500 by Joseph Grimes

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