Language code

human language, standard
A set of standard names and abbreviations maintained by ISO for identifying human languages, natural and invented, past and present. Each language has a list of English and French names and an ISO 639-2 three-letter code. Some also have an ISO 639-1 two-letter code.
The list even includes the Klingon language from the Star Trek science fiction series.
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    noun, Linguistics. 1. the complete displacement of one language by another in a population of speakers.

  • Language engineering

    noun any of a variety of computing procedures to human language, including speech recognition, machine translation, parsers, and other natural language applications

  • Language for communicating systems

    language (LCS) A concurrent SML by Bernard Berthomieu with behaviours and processes, based upon higher order CCS. LCS is implemented as a bytecode interpreter and runs on Sun SPARC, SGI MIPS, and Linux. Latest version: 5.1, as of 2000-03-17. ( E-mail: Bernard Berthomieu . Mailing list: (2000-03-28)

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