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Table I-1: Subcommittee Template: Comparison of Spoken Language Catego

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Table I-1. Subcommittee Template: Comparison of Spoken Language Categories and Coding (continued)

Census Language Namea Census Codea ISO 639-3
Individual
languageb
ISO 639-2
Individual
languageb
ISO 639-1
Individual
languageb
ISO Language
Nameb
Other Names and
Additional Information
Reported in the Census
2000c
Kaiser
Permanente
Health Pland
Contra
Costa
Health
Pland
HRET
Hospital
Surveyf
NACHC
Survey of
CHCsg
Language
Line Useh
NY
Presbyterian
Hospitale
SFGHeUWeSutter
Healthe
Circassian (same code as Caucasian)696   Circassian
(see Caucasian languages)
           
Clallum835clm  ClallamKlallam; Nearly extinctx         
Coast Miwok870csi  Miwok, CoastExtinctx         
Cocomaricopa892mrc  Maricopa x         
Cocopah (see Delta River Yuman)896coc  CocopaDelta River Yuman          
Coeur d'Alene836crd  Coeur d'AleneNearly extinctx         
Columbia837col  Columbia-
Wenatchi
 x         
Colville841oka  Okanagan-
Colville
           
Comanche938com  Comanche x         
Concow868mjd  Northwest MaiduKonkau; Nearly extinct          
Coorgi698kfa  KodavaCoorge,Kurja, Khurgi, Kadagi          
Corsican619*coscoscoCorsican  xx      x
Coushatta919cku  Koasati           
Cowlitz838cow  CowlitzExtinctx         
Cree811cre (macro with 6
sublanguages
crecrCree x    x    
Creek920musmus Creek           
Creole623*many codes to
match different
types of creole
  Creole (many
choices)
     x x   
Croatian650hrvhrv/scrhrCroatian xxx  x   x
Crow904cro  Crow x         
Cuna975kvn (Border
Kuna) cuk (San Blas Kuna)
  

Border Kuna
San Blas Kuna

           
Cupeno950cup  CupenoExtinctx         
Cushite783 cus
(collective)
 Cushitic
(other)
 xx        
Czech642cesces/cze Czech xxxx x   x
Dakota907dakdak Dakota xx   x    
Danish615dandandaDanish xxxx x    
Dari656prs (gbz for
Dari
Zoroastrian)
  Dari Persian  x x x    
Delaware812del (macro with 2 subs)del Delaware x         
Delta River Yuman896coc  Cocopa x         
Diegueno895dih  Kumiai,
Northern
Diegueno
Ipaix         
Dinka785din (macro with 5 sub)din Dinka  xxx x    
Dravidian698 dra (collective) Dravidian (other) x         
Dutch610nldnld/dutnlDutchFlemishxxxx x  xx
Dyula793*dyudyu DyulaDiula     x    
Efik797efiefi Efik x         
English engengenEnglish xxxx   x x
English Creoles Belize, Guyanese601 cpe English-based
Creoles
English Creoles Belize,
Guyanese
          
Eostureuncodeduncoded  Eosture       x   
Eskimo802   Numerous
possibilities
 xx       x
Estonian680est (macro with 2 subs)estestEstonian x x       
Ethiopian780*   EthiopianSee Amharic, Tigrigna       x x
Ewe796eweeweeeEwe      x    
Eyak865ewk  EyakNearly extinctx         
Fanti796fat (sub of Akan)fat Fanti     x     
Faroese618faofaofoFaroese x x       
Farsi656prs (same code as Dari
Persian)
  Farsi Eastern PersianFarsi Persian xxxxxxxxx
Fijian771fijfijfjFijian xxx       
Filipino742filfil Filipino  x x    x 
Finnish679finfinfiFinnish xxxx x  x 
Flemish610nld (same as
Dutch)
nld/dutnlFlemish  xx  x   x
Foo Chow (see Fuchow)713*   see Min Dong       x   
Foothill North Yokuts
(distinguished from Tachi-Valley Yokuts)
876yok  Yokuts (single code; also
includes Tachi- Valley Yokuts)
Nearly extinctx         
Formosan (same code as Taiwanese)714multiple
languages
such as dru
(Rukai) sai
(Saisiyat) tay (Tayal) tsy (Tsou)
  Formosan xxx       
Fox (see Meskawkie)813sac  Foxx          
French620frafra/frefrFrench xxxxxx xxx
French Canadian (see
French)
620*          x    
French Cree816multiple Cree
languages
  French Cree (see Michif) x         
French Creole623 cpf French-based
Creoles and Pidgin (other)
 xx x      
Frisian612frr frs fry frr
Northern; frs Eastern; fry Western
frr (No.) frs
(East) fry
West
fy
(Western)
Frisian x x       
Fuchow713cdo  Min Dong ChineseFuzhou; Foochow, Min
Dong; Foochownese
xx   xx   
Fukianese (see Min Nan)714*          x    
Fukien (see Min Nan)714   Fukienese
(see Min Nan)
Fukien; Fukianese xx xxx   
Fulani794ful (macro with 9 sub
languages)
fulffFulah (also
Fula)
 xxx  xx x 
Fur789fur  Fur           
Ga796gaagaa Ga      x    
Gaddanguncodedgdk  Gadang      x    
Garifuna794cab  GarifunaCaribe          
Georgian696katkat/geokaGeorgia  xx  x   x
German607deudeu/gerdeGerman xxxxxx xxx
Ghani (multiple
languages coded the same)
796*   multiple
languages
(see specific
codes: Ga,
Ibo, Igbo,
Krahn, Kru,
Twi, Ashanti,
Bassa, Akan, Ewe, Fanti)
Ghanian   x      
Gilbertese753gilgil Gilbertese x         
Gondi700gon (macro
with 2 subs)
gon Gondi x         
Gorontalo749gorgor Gorontalo x         
Greek615*ellell/greelGreek xxxxxxxx x
Greenlandic615*kalkalklGreenlandic  xx      x
Gros Ventre808ats  Gros VentreNearly extinct          
Guamanian (see Chamorro, same code)752chachachChammoro           
Guarani976grn (macro
language with 5 subs)
grngnGuarani  xx      x
Guatemalan968multiple languages  Guatemalean    x      
Gujarathi667gujgujguGujarati xxxx xx xx
Gullah605gul  Sea Island
Creole English
 x         
Gur795gur  Farefare x         
Gwichin (see Kuchin)852gwigwi Gwich'in           
Haida846haihai HaidaNorthern Haida—nearly
extinct
x         
Haitian Creole623hathathtHaitian,
Haitian Creole
  xxx x   x
Hakka709hak (sub of
Chinese)
  Hakka
Chinese
 xxx  x   x
Hanhaa   HanNearly extinctx         
Hausa782hauhauhaHausa           
Havasupai898yuf  Havasupai-
Walapai-
Yavapai
 x         
Hawaiian776hawhaw Hawaiian x x  x    
Hawaiian Pidgin603hwc  Hawaiian
Creole
 xx x     x
Hebrew778hebhebheHebrew xxxx xx xx
Hichita918     x         
Hidatsa905hid  Hidatsa x         
Hindi663hinhinhiHindi xxxxxxxxxx
Hindi Fijian663/671hif  Hindi Fiji      x    
Hindko663*hno Hindko,
Northern) hnd (Hindko,
Southern)
  Hindko     x     
Hmong722hmn (Macro
with 24 subs
hmn Hmong x(2 types) xxx       
Ho Chunk909win  Ho-Chunk           
Hokkien (same code as Fukien and Min Nan)714   Hokkien (see
Min Nan)
Fukien, Southern Min
from Fukian
   x      
Hopi948hop  Hopi x         
Hopi-Tewa (see Tewa)962tew  Tewa (USA)           
Hualapai899               
Huichole957hch  Huichol           
Hunanese hsn  Xiang ChineseXiang, Hunan, Hsiang     x    
Hungarian682hunhunhuHungarian xxxx xx xx
Hupa860huphup HupaNearly extinctx         
Huron (see Wyandot)932    Extinct          
Ibanag742*ibg  Ibanag      x    
Ibibio797ibb  Ibibio           
Ibo (also see Igbo)796       x  x    
Icelandic617islisl/iceisIcelandic x x  x   x
Igbo796iboiboigIgboIbo x   x    
Igorot746multiple languages  IgorotIgorot ethnic groups in
Philippines
          
Ilocano746iloilo IlokoIlokanoxxxx x x x
Ilongo743ilk  Ilongot           
India languages662*              x
India, nec662     x      x  
Indigenous Central Americanuncoded        x      
Indigenous Mexican625*        x      
Indonesian732indindidIndonesian xxxxxx  xx
Ingalit850    Nearly extinctx         
Inupiaq803ipkipkikInupiaq   x       
Inupik803   (see Inupiaq) x         
Iowa908iow  Iowa-Ota           
Iranian, other656*   Iranian, other          x
Irish Gaelic635gleglegaIrish xxx      x
Iroquois925 iro Iroquoian
languages
 x         
Isleta (see Tiwa)960   (see Tiwa)           
Italian619itaitaitItalian xxxx xxxxx

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