Nivkh lgs

A small language family, often portrayed as a language isolate, spoken by the Nivkh people in Siberia.

ISO 639-2 Code: niv

Family: Nivkh lgs

Ket lg

(or Imbak or Yenisei Ostyak) A Siberian language long thought to be an isolate, the sole surviving language of a Yeniseian language family, spoken along the middle Yenisei basin by the Ket people.

ISO 639-2 Code: ket

Family: Yeniseian lgs

Wu lgs

A group of linguistically similar and historically related Sinitic languages spoken primarily in Shanghai, Jiangsu and bordering areas.

ISO 639-2 Code: wuu

Family: Sino-Tibetan lgs / Sinitic lgs

Sorbian lgs

Two closely related West Slavic languages spoken by the Sorbs, a West Slavic minority in the Lusatia region of eastern Germany.

ISO 639-2 Code: wen

Family: Indo-European lgs / Slavic lgs / West Slavic lgs / Sorbian lgs

Welsh lg

(or Cymraeg) A Brittonic language of the Celtic language family spoken natively in Wales, by some in England, and in Y Wladfa (the Welsh colony in Chubut Province, Argentina).

ISO 639-2 Code: wel (B)

Family: Indo-European lgs / Celtic lgs / Brittonic lgs

Yoruba lg

A language spoken in West Africa and most prominently South western Nigeria mainly by the ethnic Yoruba people, connected with the Santería religion and Candomblé, as well as many other Afro-American religions in the Americas and the Caribbean.

ISO 639-2 Code: yor

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Volta–Niger lgs / Yoruboid lgs

Wolof lg

A Senegambian language spoken in Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania, the native language of the Wolof people.

ISO 639-2 Code: wol

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / atlantiques / Senegambian lgs

Waray lg

An Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines, the native language of the Waray people and second language of the Abaknon people of Capul.

ISO 639-2 Code: war

Family: Austronesian lgs / Malayo-Polynesian lgs

Walloon lg

A Romance language spoken in much of Wallonia in Belgium, and northern France.

ISO 639-2 Code: wln

Family: Indo-European lgs / Romance lgs / Gallo-Romance lgs

Xhosa lg

(or isiXhosa) A Nguni Bantu language with click consonants spoken in South Africa.

ISO 639-2 Code: xho

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Zapotec lgs

A group of indigenous Mesoamerican languages, a main branch of the Oto-Manguean language family spoken by the Zapotec people.

ISO 639-2 Code: zap

Family: American indigenous languages / Oto-Manguean lgs / Zapotec lgs

Zulu lg

(or isiZulu) A Southern Bantu language of the Nguni branch spoken in Southern Africa, the language of the Zulu people.

ISO 639-2 Code: zul

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Yao lg

A Bantu language in Africa spoken in Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique.

ISO 639-2 Code: yao

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Zenaga lg

A Berber language on the verge of extinction currently spoken in Mauritania and northern Senegal.

ISO 639-2 Code: zen

Family: Afro-Asiatic lgs / Berber lgs

Wakashan lgs

Wakashan is a family of languages spoken in British Columbia around and on Vancouver Island, and in the northwestern corner of the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state, on the south side of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

ISO 639-2 Code: wak

Family: American indigenous languages / Wakashan lgs

Kalmyk lg

(or Oirat) The standard form of the Oirat language of the Mongolic language family spoken by the Kalmyk people of Kalmykia, a federal subject of Russia.

ISO 639-2 Code: xal

Family: Mongolic lgs

Zhuang lgs

A group of Tai languages spoken by the Zhuang people of Southern China in the province of Guangxi and adjacent parts of Yunnan and Guangdong.

ISO 639-2 Code: zha

Family: Kra-Dai lgs / Tai lgs

Votic lg

(or Votian) A Uralic language, the language spoken by the Votes of Ingria.

ISO 639-2 Code: vot

Family: Uralic lgs / Finnic lgs

Turkish lg

The most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, spoken in Southeast Europe and in Western Asia.

ISO 639-2 Code: tur

Family: Turkic lgs / Oghuz lgs

Urdu lg

(or Lashkari ) A Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language, the official national language, and lingua franca, of Pakistan, also spoken in India.

ISO 639-2 Code: urd

Family: Indo-European lgs / Indo-Iranian lgs / Indo-Aryan lgs

Tswana lg

(or Setswana) A Bantu language spoken in Southern Africa, an official language and lingua franca of Botswana.

ISO 639-2 Code: tsn

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Volapük lg

A constructed language created in 1879 and 1880 by Johann Martin Schleyer, a Roman Catholic priest in Baden, Germany.

ISO 639-2 Code: vol

Family: International auxiliary language

Tuvinian lg

(or Tuvan) A Turkic language spoken in the Republic of Tuva in south-central Siberia in Russia spoken by Tuvan people.

ISO 639-2 Code: tyv

Family: altaïques / Turkic lgs

Uzbek lg

A Turkic language, the national language of Uzbekistan spoken by the Uzbeks.

ISO 639-2 Code: uzb

Family: Turkic lgs

Tupi lg

An extinct Tupian language which was spoken by the native Tupi people of Brazil.

ISO 639-2 Code: tup

Family: American indigenous languages / Tupian lgs / Tupí–Guarani lgs

Tumbuka lg

A Bantu language spoken in the Northern Region of Malawi and also in the Lundazi district of Zambia.

ISO 639-2 Code: tum

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Venda lg

(or Tshivenda or Luvenḓa) A Bantu language and an official language of South Africa spoken by the Venda people.

ISO 639-2 Code: ven

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

Tuvalu lg

(or Tuvaluan) A Polynesian language spoken in Tuvalu.

ISO 639-2 Code: tvl

Family: Austronesian lgs / Malayo-Polynesian lgs / Oceanic lgs

Udmurt lg

A Uralic language, part of the Permic subgroup, spoken by the Udmurt natives of the Russian constituent republic of Udmurtia.

ISO 639-2 Code: udm

Family: Uralic lgs / Finno-Permic lgs

Vai lg

The Vai language, also called Vy or Gallinas, is a Mande language spoken by the Vai people, roughly 104,000 in Liberia, and by smaller populations, some 15,500, in Sierra Leone.[3]

ISO 639-2 Code: vai

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Mande lgs

Tsimshian lgs

A family of languages spoken in northwestern British Columbia and in Southeast Alaska on Annette Island and Ketchikan.

ISO 639-2 Code: tsi

Family: American indigenous languages / Penutian lgs

Twi lg

(or Akan Kasa) A dialect of the Akan language spoken in southern and central Ghana mainly by the Akan people.

ISO 639-2 Code: twi

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Tano lgs

Umbundu lg

(or South Mbundu) A Bantu language of Angola, spoken by Ovimbundu.

ISO 639-2 Code: umb

Family: Niger–Congo lgs / Atlantic–Congo lgs / Benue–Congo lgs / Bantu lgs

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