The National Archives Catalog


Language Authority List

The Language Authority List provides data values for the Language and Soundtrack Language elements. The Language Authority List is based on the MARC Language Code List.


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Achinese

Acoli

Adangme

Afrihili

Afrikaans

Afroasiatic

Akan

Akkadian

Albanian

Aleut

Algonquian

Altaic

Amharic

Apache languages

Arabic

Aramaic

Arapaho

Arawak

Armenian

Artificial

Assamese

Athapascan

Austrhonesian

Avaric

Avestan

Awadhi

Aymara

Azerbaijani

Balinese

Baltic

Baluchi

Bambara

Bamileke languages

Banda

Bantu

Basa

Bashkir

Basque

Batak

Beja

Belarusian

Bemba

Bengali

Berber

Bhojpuri

Bikol

Bini

Bislama

Braj

Breton

Bugis

Bulgarian

Burmese

Caddo

Carib

Catalan

Caucasian

Cebuano

Celtic

Central American Indian

Chagatai

Chamarro

Chamic languages

Chechen

Cherokee

Cheyenne

Chibcha

Chinese

Chinook jargon

Choctaw

Church Slavic

Chuvash

Coptic

Cornish

Creek

Creoles and Pidgins

Creoles and Pidgins, English-based

Creoles and Pidgins, French-based

Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese-based

Cree

Cushitic

Czech

Dakota

Danish

Dayak

Delaware

Dinka

Divehi

Dogri

Dravidian

Duala

Dutch

Dutch, Middle

Dyula

Efik

Egyptian

Ekajuk

Elamite

English

English, Middle

English, Old

Eskimo languages

Esperanto

Ethiopic

Ewe

Ewondo

Fang

Fanti

Faroese

Fijian

Filipino

Finnish

Finno-Ugrian

Fon

French

French, Middle

French, Old

Frisian

Fula

Ga

Gaelic

Galician

Ganda

Gayo

Gbaya

Georgian

German

German, Middle High

German, Old High

Germanic

Gilbertese

Gondi

Gorontalo

Gothic

Grebo

Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Guarani

Gujarati

Hahuatl

Haida

Hausa

Hawaiian

Hebrew

Herero

Hiligaynon

Himachali

Hindi

Hiri Motu

Hmong

Hungarian

Hupa

Iban

Igbo

Icelandic

Ijo

Iloko

Indo-European

Indonesian

Interlinqua

Iranian

Irish

Iroquoian

Italian

Javanese

Japanese

Judeo-Arabic

Judeo-Persian

Kabyle

Kachin

Kamba

Kannada

Kanuri

Kara-Kalpak

Karen

Kashmiri

Kawi

Kazakh

Khasi

Khmer

Khoisan

Khotanese

Kikuyu

Kimbundu

Kinyarwanda

Kongo

Konkani

Korean

Kpelle

Kru

Kuanyama

Kurdish

Kurukh

Kusaie

Kutenai

Kyrgyz

Ladino

Lahnda

Lakota

Lamba

Lao

Latin

Latvian

Lingala

Lithuanian

Lozi

Luba-Katanga

Luba-Lulua

Luiseno

Lunda

Luo

Lushai

Macedonian

Madurese

Magahi

Makasar

Malagasy

Malay

Malayalam

Maltese

Mandar

Mandingo

Manipuri

Manobo languages

Manx

Maori

Mapuche

Marshall

Marathi

Marwari

Masai

Matihili

Mayan languages

Mende

Micmac

Minangkabau

Miscellaneous languages

Mohawk

Moldavian

Mon-Khmer

Mongo-Nkundu

Mongolian

Moore

Multiple languages

Munda

Nauru

Navajo

Ndebele

Ndonga

Nepali

Newari

Nias

Niger-Kordofanian

Nilo-Saharan

Niuean

North American Indian

Norwegian

Northern Sotho

Nubian languages

Nyanja

Nyamwezi

Nyankole

Nyoro

Nzima

Occitan

Ojibwa

Old Norse

Old Persian

Oriya

Oromo

Osage

Ossetic

Otomian languages

Pahlavi

Palauan

Pali

Pampanga

Pangasinan

Panjabi

Papiamento

Papuan-Australian

Persian

Philippine (Other)

Polish

Ponape

Portuguese

Prakrit languages

Provencal

Pushto

Quechua

Raeto-Romance

Rajasthani

Rapanui

Rarotongan

Romance

Romanian

Romany

Rundi

Russian

Salishan languages

Samaritan Aramic

Sami

Samoan

Sandawe

Sango

Sanskrit

Santali

Sasak

Scots

Serbian

Selkup

Semitic

Serer

Shan

Shona

Sidamo

Sign languages

Siksika

Sindhi

Sinhalese

Sino-Tibetan

Siouan

Slavic

Slovak

Slovenian

Sogdian

Somali

Songhai

Soninke

Sorbian languages

South American Indian

Sotho

Spanish

Sukuma

Sumerian

Sundanese

Susu

Swahili

Swazi

Swedish

Syriac

Tagalog

Tahitian

Tai

Tajik

Tamashek

Tamil

Tatar

Telugu

Temme

Terena

Tetum

Thai

Tibetan

Tigre

Tigrinya

Tiv

Tlingit

Tok Pisin

Tokelavan

Tonga

Truk

Tsimshian

Tsonga

Tswana

Tumbuka

Turkish

Turkish, Ottoman

Turkmen

Tuvalu

Twi

Ugarithic

Uighur

Ukrainian

Umbundu

Undetermined

Urdu

Uzbek

Vai

Venda

Vietnamese

Votic

Wakashan languages

Walamo

Waray

Washo

Welsh

Wolof

Xhosa

Yao

Yapese

Yiddish

Yoruba

Zapotec

Zande

Zulu

Zuni

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