html lang attribute - language subtags

by Ramya 2009-07-24 11:13:45

Languages tags/subtags:

Language tags are used in html to support different langauges.
For eg,
<html lang="es"></html>
<p lang="es">Esta frase es en español.</p> (Spanish)

o 'Type'

* Type's field-value MUST consist of one of the following
strings: "language", "extlang", "script", "region", "variant",
"grandfathered", and "redundant" and denotes the type of tag or
subtag.

o 'Subtag' or 'Tag'

* Subtag's field-value contains the subtag being defined. This
field MUST only appear in records of whose 'Type' has one of
these values: "language", "extlang", "script", "region", or
"variant".

o Description

* Description's field-value contains a non-normative description
of the subtag or tag.

o Suppress-Script

* Suppress-Script contains a script subtag that SHOULD NOT be
used to form language tags with the associated primary language
subtag. This field MUST only appear in records whose 'Type'
field-value is 'language'. See Section 4.1.

o Added

* Added's field-value contains the date the record was added to
the registry.

Language subtags:
File-Date: 2009-04-07
%%
Type: language
Subtag: aa
Description: Afar
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ab
Description: Abkhazian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ae
Description: Avestan
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: af
Description: Afrikaans
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ak
Description: Akan
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: am
Description: Amharic
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Ethi
%%
Type: language
Subtag: an
Description: Aragonese
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: anp
Description: Angika
Added: 2006-03-08
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ar
Description: Arabic
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Arab
%%
Type: language
Subtag: as
Description: Assamese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Beng
%%
Type: language
Subtag: av
Description: Avaric
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ay
Description: Aymara
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: az
Description: Azerbaijani
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ba
Description: Bashkir
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: be
Description: Belarusian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bg
Description: Bulgarian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bh
Description: Bihari
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bi
Description: Bislama
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bm
Description: Bambara
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bn
Description: Bengali
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Beng
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bo
Description: Tibetan
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: br
Description: Breton
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: bs
Description: Bosnian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ca
Description: Catalan
Description: Valencian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ce
Description: Chechen
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ch
Description: Chamorro
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: co
Description: Corsican
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: cr
Description: Cree
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: cs
Description: Czech
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: cu
Description: Church Slavic
Description: Old Slavonic
Description: Church Slavonic
Description: Old Bulgarian
Description: Old Church Slavonic
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: cv
Description: Chuvash
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: cy
Description: Welsh
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: da
Description: Danish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: de
Description: German
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: dv
Description: Divehi
Description: Dhivehi
Description: Maldivian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Thaa
%%
Type: language
Subtag: dz
Description: Dzongkha
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Tibt
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ee
Description: Ewe
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: el
Description: Greek, Modern (1453-)
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Grek
%%
Type: language
Subtag: en
Description: English
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: eo
Description: Esperanto
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: es
Description: Spanish
Description: Castilian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: et
Description: Estonian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: eu
Description: Basque
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: fa
Description: Persian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Arab
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ff
Description: Fulah
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: fi
Description: Finnish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: fj
Description: Fijian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: fo
Description: Faroese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: fr
Description: French
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: frr
Description: Northern Frisian
Added: 2006-03-08
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: fy
Description: Western Frisian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ga
Description: Irish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: gd
Description: Gaelic
Description: Scottish Gaelic
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: gl
Description: Galician
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: gn
Description: Guarani
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: gu
Description: Gujarati
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Gujr
%%
Type: language
Subtag: gv
Description: Manx
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ha
Description: Hausa
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: he
Description: Hebrew
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Hebr
%%
Type: language
Subtag: hi
Description: Hindi
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Deva
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ho
Description: Hiri Motu
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: hr
Description: Croatian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ht
Description: Haitian
Description: Haitian Creole
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: hu
Description: Hungarian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: hy
Description: Armenian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Armn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: hz
Description: Herero
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ia
Description: Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language
Association)
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: id
Description: Indonesian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ie
Description: Interlingue
Description: Occidental
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ig
Description: Igbo
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ii
Description: Sichuan Yi
Description: Nuosu
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ik
Description: Inupiaq
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: in
Description: Indonesian
Added: 2005-10-16
Preferred-Value: id
Deprecated: 1989-01-01
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: io
Description: Ido
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: is
Description: Icelandic
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: it
Description: Italian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: iu
Description: Inuktitut
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: iw
Description: Hebrew
Added: 2005-10-16
Preferred-Value: he
Deprecated: 1989-01-01
Suppress-Script: Hebr
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ja
Description: Japanese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Jpan
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ji
Description: Yiddish
Added: 2005-10-16
Preferred-Value: yi
Deprecated: 1989-01-01
%%
Type: language
Subtag: jv
Description: Javanese
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: jw
Description: Javanese
Added: 2005-10-16
Preferred-Value: jv
Deprecated: 2001-08-13
Comments: published by error in Table 1 of ISO 639:1988
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ka
Description: Georgian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Geor
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kg
Description: Kongo
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ki
Description: Kikuyu
Description: Gikuyu
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kj
Description: Kuanyama
Description: Kwanyama
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kk
Description: Kazakh
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kl
Description: Kalaallisut
Description: Greenlandic
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: km
Description: Central Khmer
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Khmr
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kn
Description: Kannada
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Knda
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ko
Description: Korean
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Kore
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kr
Description: Kanuri
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ks
Description: Kashmiri
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ku
Description: Kurdish
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kv
Description: Komi
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: kw
Description: Cornish
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ky
Description: Kyrgyz
Description: Kirghiz
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: la
Description: Latin
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: lb
Description: Luxembourgish
Description: Letzeburgesch
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: lg
Description: Ganda
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: li
Description: Limburgan
Description: Limburger
Description: Limburgish
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ln
Description: Lingala
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: lo
Description: Lao
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Laoo
%%
Type: language
Subtag: lt
Description: Lithuanian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: lu
Description: Luba-Katanga
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: lv
Description: Latvian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mg
Description: Malagasy
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mh
Description: Marshallese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mi
Description: Maori
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mk
Description: Macedonian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ml
Description: Malayalam
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Mlym
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mn
Description: Mongolian
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mo
Description: Moldavian
Description: Moldovan
Added: 2005-10-16
Deprecated: 2008-11-22
Preferred-Value: ro
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mr
Description: Marathi
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Deva
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ms
Description: Malay
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: mt
Description: Maltese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: my
Description: Burmese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Mymr
%%
Type: language
Subtag: na
Description: Nauru
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: nb
Description: Norwegian Bokmål
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: nd
Description: Ndebele, North
Description: North Ndebele
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ne
Description: Nepali
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Deva
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ng
Description: Ndonga
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: nl
Description: Dutch
Description: Flemish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: nn
Description: Norwegian Nynorsk
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: no
Description: Norwegian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: nr
Description: Ndebele, South
Description: South Ndebele
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: nv
Description: Navajo
Description: Navaho
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ny
Description: Chichewa
Description: Chewa
Description: Nyanja
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: oc
Description: Occitan (post 1500)
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: oj
Description: Ojibwa
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: om
Description: Oromo
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: or
Description: Oriya
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Orya
%%
Type: language
Subtag: os
Description: Ossetian
Description: Ossetic
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: pa
Description: Panjabi
Description: Punjabi
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Guru
%%
Type: language
Subtag: pi
Description: Pali
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: pl
Description: Polish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ps
Description: Pushto
Description: Pashto
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Arab
%%
Type: language
Subtag: pt
Description: Portuguese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: qu
Description: Quechua
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: rm
Description: Romansh
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: rn
Description: Rundi
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ro
Description: Romanian
Description: Moldavian
Description: Moldovan
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ru
Description: Russian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: rw
Description: Kinyarwanda
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sa
Description: Sanskrit
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sc
Description: Sardinian
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sd
Description: Sindhi
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: se
Description: Northern Sami
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sg
Description: Sango
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sh
Description: Serbo-Croatian
Added: 2005-10-16
Deprecated: 2000-02-18
%%
Type: language
Subtag: si
Description: Sinhala
Description: Sinhalese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Sinh
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sk
Description: Slovak
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sl
Description: Slovenian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sm
Description: Samoan
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sn
Description: Shona
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: so
Description: Somali
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sq
Description: Albanian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sr
Description: Serbian
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ss
Description: Swati
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: st
Description: Sotho, Southern
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: su
Description: Sundanese
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sv
Description: Swedish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: sw
Description: Swahili
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ta
Description: Tamil
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Taml
%%
Type: language
Subtag: te
Description: Telugu
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Telu
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tg
Description: Tajik
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: th
Description: Thai
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Thai
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ti
Description: Tigrinya
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Ethi
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tk
Description: Turkmen
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tl
Description: Tagalog
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tn
Description: Tswana
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: to
Description: Tonga (Tonga Islands)
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tr
Description: Turkish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ts
Description: Tsonga
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tt
Description: Tatar
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: tw
Description: Twi
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ty
Description: Tahitian
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ug
Description: Uighur
Description: Uyghur
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: uk
Description: Ukrainian
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Cyrl
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ur
Description: Urdu
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Arab
%%
Type: language
Subtag: uz
Description: Uzbek
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: ve
Description: Venda
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: vi
Description: Vietnamese
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: vo
Description: Volapük
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: wa
Description: Walloon
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: wo
Description: Wolof
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: xh
Description: Xhosa
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Latn
%%
Type: language
Subtag: yi
Description: Yiddish
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Hebr
%%
Type: language
Subtag: yo
Description: Yoruba
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: za
Description: Zhuang
Description: Chuang
Added: 2005-10-16
%%
Type: language
Subtag: zh
Description: Chinese


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