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Language Codes

Language codes can only be used in keyword searches.

Use language codes to:

  • Limit search results to a specifc language not available in the Language Limit pop-up menu.
  • To find all items in a certain language.

To use language codes, preface them with "lang:lang" as in the examples below.

lang:langalg and bible ... finds Bibles in Algonquin
lang:langara ... finds all items in Arabic

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Language Code
Acoli ACH
Afrikaans AFR
Afroasiatic (Other) AFA
Akan AKA
Akkadian AKK
Albanian ALB
Aleut ALE
Algonquian (Other) ALG
Aljamía AJM
Altaic (Other) TUT
Amharic AMH
Apache languages APA
Arabic ARA
Aramaic ARC
Arawak ARW
Armenian ARM
Artificial (Other) ART
Assamese ASM
Athapascan (Other) ATH
Australian languages AUS
Austronesian (Other) MAP
Avestan AVE
Aymara AYM
Azerbaijani AZE
Balinese BAN
Baluchi BAL
Bambara BAM
Banda BAD
Bashkir BAK
Basque BAQ
Belarusian BEL
Bengali BEN
Berber (Other) BER
Bhojpuri BHO
Bihari BIH
Braj BRA
Breton BRE
Bugis BUG
Bulgarian BUL
Burmese BUR
Carib CAR
Catalan CAT
Caucasian (Other) CAU
Celtic (Other) CEL
Central American Indian (Other) CAI
Chagatai CHG
Chamorro CHA
Chechen CHE
Cherokee CHR
Cheyenne CHY
Chinese CHI
Chinook jargon CHN
Choctaw CHO
Church Slavic CHU
Chuvash CHV
Coptic COP
Cornish COR
Cree CRE
Creek MUS
Creoles and Pidgins (Other) CRP
Creoles and Pidgins, English-based (Other) CPE
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other) CPF
Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese-based (Other) CPP
Croatian SCR
Cushitic (Other) CUS
Czech CZE
Dakota DAK
Danish DAN
Delaware DEL
Dravidian (Other) DRA
Duala DUA
Dutch DUT
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) DUM
Dyula DYU
Efik EFI
Egyptian EGY
Elamite ELX
English ENG
English, Middle (1100-1500) ENM
English, Old (ca.450-1100) ANG
Eskimo languages ESK
Esperanto ESP
Estonian EST
Ethiopic ETH
Ewe EWE
Fanti FAT
Faroese FAR
Finnish FIN
Finno-Ugrian (Other) FIU
French FRE
French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600) FRM
French, Old (ca. 842-1400) FRO
Frisian FRI
Fula FUL
Ga GAA
Galician GAG
Galician GLG
Ganda LUG
Georgian GEO
German GER
German, Middle High (ca. 1050-1500) GMH
German, Old High (ca. 750-1050) GOH
Germanic (Other) GEM
Gondi GON
Gothic GOT
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) GRC
Greek, Modern(1453- ) GRE
Guarani GRN
Guarani GUA
Gujarati GUJ
Haida HAI
Hausa HAU
Hawaiian HAW
Hebrew HEB
Herero HER
Hindi HIN
Hittite HIT
Hungarian HUN
Icelandic ICE
Igbo IBO
Iloko ILO
Indic (Other) INC
Indo-European (Other) INE
Indonesian IND
Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association) INT
Iranian (Other) IRA
Irish GLE
Irish IRI
Iroquoian (Other) IRO
Italian ITA
Japanese JPN
Javanese JAV
Judeo-Arabic JRB
Judeo-Persian JPR
Kamba KAM
Kannada KAN
Kanuri KAU
Karen KAR
Kashmiri KAS
Kazakh KAZ
Khmer CAM
Khmer KHM
Khotanese KHO
Kikuyu KIK
Kinyarwanda KIN
Kongo KON
Korean KOR
Kurdish KUR
Kyrgyz KIR
Ladino LAD
Lao LAO
Latin LAT
Latvian LAV
Lingala LIN
Lithuanian LIT
Luba-Katanga LUB
Luiseno LUI
Luo (Kenya and Tanzania) LUO
Macedonian MAC
Madurese MAD
Maithili MAI
Malagasy MLA
Malay MAY
Malayalam MAL
Maltese MLT
Mandingo MAN
Maori MAO
Mapuche ARN
Marathi MAR
Masai MAS
Mayan languages MYN
Mende MEN
Micmac MIC
Miscellaneous languages MIS
Mohawk MOH
Moldavian MOL
Mon-Khmer (Other) MKH
Mongo-Nkundu LOL
Mongolian MON
Moore MOS
Multiple languages MUL
Nahuatl NAH
Navajo NAV
Ndebele (Zimbabwe) NDE
Nepali NEP
Newari NEW
Niger-Kordofanian (Other) NIC
Nilo-Saharan (Other) SSA
North American Indian (Other) NAI
Norwegian NOR
Nubian languages NUB
Nyanja NYA
Occitan (post-1500) LAN
Occitan (post-1500) OCI
Ojibwa OJI
Old Persian (ca.600-400B.C.) PEO
Oriya ORI
Oromo GAL
Oromo ORM
Ossetic OSS
Otomian languages OTO
Pahlavi PAL
Palauan PAU
Pali PLI
Panjabi PAN
Papuan (Other) PAA
Persian PER
Polish POL
Portuguese POR
Prakrit languages PRA
Provencal (to 1500) PRO
Pushto PUS
Quechua QUE
Raeto-Romance ROH
Rajasthani RAJ
Rapanui RAP
Romance (Other) ROA
Romanian RUM
Romany ROM
Rundi RUN
Russian RUS
Salishan languages SAL
Samaritan Aramaic SAM
Sami LAP
Samoan SAO
Sango SAG
Sanskrit SAN
Scots SCO
Scottish Gaelic GAE
Scottish Gaelic GLA
Semitic (Other) SEM
Serbian SCC
Shona SHO
Shona SNA
Siksika BLA
Sinhalese SIN
Sinhalese SNH
Sino-Tibetan (Other) SIT
Siouan (Other) SIO
Slavic (Other) SLA
Slovak SLO
Slovenian SLV
Sogdian SOG
Somali SOM
Songhai SON
Sorbian languages WEN
Sotho SOT
Sotho SSO
South American Indian (Other) SAI
Spanish SPA
Sumerian SUX
Sundanese SUN
Swahili SWA
Swedish SWE
Syriac SYR
Tagalog TAG
Tagalog TGL
Tahitian TAH
Tai (Other) TAI
Tajik TAJ
Tamil TAM
Tatar TAR
Telugu TEL
Temne TEM
Thai THA
Tibetan TIB
Tigre TIG
Tlingit TLI
Tongan TON
Truk TRU
Tsimshian TSI
Tswana TSW
Turkish TUR
Turkish ,Ottoman OTA
Turkmen TUK
Tuvalu TUV
Twi TWI
Ugaritic UGA
Uighur UIG
Ukrainian UKR
Undetermined UND
Urdu URD
Uzbek UZB
Vietnamese VIE
Wakashan languages WAK
Welsh WEL
Wolof WOL
Xhosa XHO
Yao YAO
Yiddish YID
Yoruba YOR
Zapotec ZAP
Zulu ZUL
Zuni ZUN

Last Updated: 3/19/14