Latvian 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
1.7 Types of Language
1.7.1 Language Type
1.7.2 Language Linguistic Typology
1.7.3 Language Morphological Typology

Language Codes of Latvian

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

  • The linguasphere of Latvian language code: 54-AAB-a.

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What is Latvian Language Code?

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

  • ISO 639-1: lv
  • ISO 639-2/T: lav
  • ISO 639-2/B: lav
  • ISO 639-3: lav

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


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

  • The Glottocode of Latvian language: latv1249