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Chinese Language Code

Chinese Code

ISO 639 1
zh

ISO 639 2

ISO 639 2/T
zho

ISO 639 2/B
chi

ISO 639 3
zho

ISO 639 6
Not Available

Glottocode
sini1245

Linguasphere
79-AAA

Types of Language

Language Type
Living

Language Linguistic Typology
Subject-Verb-Object

Language Morphological Typology
Analytic, Isolating

Language Codes of Chinese

All world languages have unique language codes. Language codes are not case sensitive. Language codes of Chinese include: ISO codes, Glottocodes and linguasphere. The Chinese language codes are useful for shorthand designation for indicating this language.

  • The linguasphere of Chinese language code: 79-AAA.

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Language Code

The code that assigns short alphabetic or numeric identifier for language is called Chinese language code. Languages are designated by a two letter code and three letter code. The Chinese language code consists of ISO 639 1, ISO 639 2, ISO 639 3, Glottocode and Linguasphere. The Language codes are the codes for representation of names of languages.

ISO Language Codes

The ISO Language codes define abbreviations for languages. The ISO 639 is International Organization Standard for language codes which are used to establish internationally recognized codes for representation of languages. ISO Chinese Language codes may be two letter codes or three letter codes. The ISO language codes were approved in 1967. ISO Chinese Language codes are : ISO 639-1 code, ISO 639-2 code and ISO-3 code. ISO 639-2 is alpha-3 code and ISO 639-1 is the alpha-2 code. The ISO 639-2 code is divided into Bibliographic(B) and Terminological(T) codes which are denoted as ISO 639-2/B and ISO 639-2/T.
ISO Chinese Language codes are:

  • ISO 639-1: zh
  • ISO 639-2/T: zho
  • ISO 639-2/B: chi
  • ISO 639-3: zho

Codes for various languages can be found on Chinese vs Korean, Chinese vs Japanese,Chinese vs French and Chinese vs Spanish.

GlottoCode

Glottocode is one of codes which comes under Chinese language codes. The bibliographic database of the world’s lesser-known languages is called Glottolog.

  • The Glottocode of Chinese language: sini1245
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