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Languages with Local Use (Temporary) Codes

This list includes only languages which are not in the currently released version of the ISO 639-3 Standard yet.
11 languages with Local Use (temporary) codes were found in the database:

Name Code Subgroup ID Subgroup Name Description
Ammonite qgg AFFABB Canaanite A language spoken in Jordan during the Iron Age. Though scholars treat this language as distinct, it (and Moabite) were probably dialects of the same language as Hebrew. Early first millennium BC.
Elfdalian qer IEFBAAAB Swedish A language spoken in the in the old parish of Övdaln, in the southern part of Älvdalen Municipality in Northern Dalarna, Sweden. It shows considerable archaism, and preserves many features of Old Norse. Once considered a dialect of Swedish, its incomprehensibility to Swedish-speakers and its considerable difference from Swedish makes it better viewed as a separate language.
Limonese Creole qlm CEEAE Western Atlantic Creole Limonese Creole is spoken throughout Costa Rica but the major populations speaking it are located along the east coast of CR (especially in the cith of Limón), the eastern plains area and in the capital San Jose. The first US dissertation written on it was in 1978 by Anita Herzfeld. Other works have been published on it since, including a dissertation from 1998 by Elizabeth Winkler. It is a daughter language of Jamaican Creole; however, since it has been spoken in Limon for more than 100 years and it's been more than 70 years since there has been significant Jamaican immigration, the language is quite distinct from Jamaican Creole, including the incorporation of Spanish lexical and morphosyntactic features (due to the fact that anyone born since the 1950s is usually bilingual with Spanish). Estimates vary of number of speakers from 40,000 to 80,000. (Information from Elizabeth Winkler)
Middle Greek qgk IEGAA Attic The Greek language spoken during the middle ages, from approximately the fall of the Western Roman Empire until the fall of Constantinople to the Turks in 1453 AD. The language is characterized by dialects which show various stages of change in the path of the Greek language from the Koine used during the time of the Roman Empire to the Modern Greek language. 500 AD to 1500 AD
Old Kannada qkn DRDAA Kannada The first clearly Old Kannada inscription is the the Halmidi inscription, which dates from around 450 AD, though fragments of the language are found earlier. Literary works date only from the 9th century AD when the Kavirajamarga appears. This was written in 850 CE by King Amoghavarsha, and is a treatise on Kannada poetry and the Kannada language. 450-1200 AD.
Old Khmer qok AIABC Khmer The language of the inscriptions of the medieval Khmer Empire. From the 9th to about the 13th centuries.
Paisaci Prakrit qpp IEIA Indo-Aryan This middle Indic language originated in the north-western region of India. Gunadhya's Brhatkatha was composed in Paisaci. Most of the material in this language orginates from the 3rd to 10th centuries AD, though it was probably spoken as early as the 5th century BC.
Parkateje qpt MGO Unclassified Macro-Ge The Parkateje language is spoken by two groups, which live in two villages very close to each other in the Mãe Maria Reservation in the southeast of the state of Pará in the Amazon Region of Brazil. There are about 400 people in both villages.
Sam'alian qey AFFAB South Central Semitic The evidence for this language consists of three monumental inscriptions found at Zinjirli (ancient Sam'al) in southeastern Turkey. Though some consider it a dialect of Aramaic, it does not share the innovations which characterize this group, such as the postposed definite article -ā, the loss of the n- stem, and the nominal feminine plural in -ān. It is therefore best considered a separate branch of Northwest Semitic. 820-730 BC.
Tape qta ANBABABAFBB Malekula Central Tape is a language of Malakula (Vanuatu) that is now spoken by only a handful of older people. They live in a stretch of coast from Anuatakh to Lowisinwei some distance away from their traditional homeland to the west of the V'ënen Taut (or Big Nambas) language in northwest Malakula. The traditional territory of Tape speakers was an area of northwestern Malakula extending inland between the Lowisinwei River valley and across to the eastern bank of the Brenwei River to the south of a mountain called Pwitarvere.
Wulguru qgu AUON Nyawaygic Wulguru was a Pama-Nyungan language typical of the sort found on the northeast coast of Australia; it ceased to be spoken before it was properly documented. Wulguru was spoken in the area around present day Townsville, and also on the islands extending out to Palm Island. Up to 1900?