Khmer Language Code

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1 Code
1.1 ISO 639 1
1.2 ISO 639 2
1.2.1 ISO 639 2/T
1.2.2 ISO 639 2/B
1.3 ISO 639 3
1.4 ISO 639 6
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1.5 Glottocode
1.6 Linguasphere
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1.7 Types of Language
1.7.1 Language Type
1.7.2 Language Linguistic Typology
1.7.3 Language Morphological Typology
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Language Codes of Khmer

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

  • The linguasphere of Khmer language code: Not Available.

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What is Khmer Language Code?

The code that assigns short alphabetic or numeric identifier for language is called Khmer language code. Languages are designated by a two letter code and three letter code. The Khmer 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 Khmer Language codes may be two letter codes or three letter codes. The ISO language codes were approved in 1967. ISO Khmer 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 Khmer Language codes are:

  • ISO 639-1: km
  • ISO 639-2/T: khm
  • ISO 639-2/B: khm
  • ISO 639-3: khm

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


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

  • The Glottocode of Khmer language: khme1253

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