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2 Language qualifiers
Use LANGUAGE 2* Qualifier codes WITH appropriate subject codes for: indicating the language(s) to which the book content applies – that is, the language the book is ABOUT, not the language the book is IN (the latter is described in other metadata) – such as a linguistics or literary studies work, a method for learning a language, a phrasebook or a dictionary. National extensions (i.e. 2*-xx- format codes, where ‘xx’ indicates a country code) can be assigned by any user, and are not exclusive to users in the indicated country. DO NOT USE: code “2” itself, but select appropriate specific qualifiers from section 2*
2J American indigenous languages
2JN North and Central American indigenous languages
2JNA Aleut
Equivalent to code ale from ISO 639-3
2JNB Inuit languages
Class here: Inuit-Yupik-Unangan languages. Equivalent to code esk from ISO 639-3
2JNC Algonquian languages
Class here: Algonkian languages. Equivalent to code alg from ISO 639-3
2JND Na-Dene languages
Equivalent to code xnd from ISO 639-5
2JNE Kutenai
Equivalent to code kut from ISO 639-2
2JNF Salishan languages
Class here: Coast and Interior Salish languages, Tsamosan, Lushootseed, Southern Puget Sound Salish, Skagit, Snohomish, Sechelt, Clallam, Straits Salish, Twana, Coeur d’Alene, Columbia-Wenatchi, Okanagan, Kalispel-Pend d’Oreille, Spokane. Equivalent to code sal from ISO 639-2, and codes lut, slh, ska, sno, sec, clm, str, twa, crd, col, fla, spo from ISO 639-3
2JNG Iroquoian languages
Class here: Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Tuscarora. Equivalent to code iro from ISO 639-2 and codes see, cay, ono, one, tus
2JNH Siouan–Catawban languages
Class here: Crow, Hidatsa. Equivalent to code sio from ISO 639-2 and codes cro, hid from ISO 639-3
2JNJ Haida languages
Class here: Northern and Southern Haida. Equivalent to codes hai, hdn, hax from ISO 639-3
2JNK Wakashan languages
Class here: Ditidaht, Haisla, Heiltsuk-Oowekyala, Kwakʼwala, Kwakiutl, Nuu-chah-nulth, Nootka, . Equivalent to code wak from ISO 639-2 and codes dtd, has, hei, kwk, nuk from ISO 639-3
2JNL Tsimshianic languages
Class here: Tsimshian, Nass–Gitksan, Gitksang, Niskag. Equivalent to codes git, ncg, tsi from ISO 639-3
2JNM Mayan languages
Class here: Maya, Itzaʼ, Mopan, Wasteko, Huasteco, Chol, Chʼol–Chontal, Chʼortiʼ–Chʼoltiʼ, Tzotzil, Tzeltal, Qʼanjobalan, Quichean, Mam
2JNN Uto-Aztecan languages
Class here: Tepehuán, O’otham, Tarahumara, Rarámuri / Ralámuli, Huarijio, Varihío, Huichol, Cora
2JNP Oto-Manguean languages
Class here: Otomi, Oto-Pamean, Chinantecan, Tlapanec, Popolocan, Zapotecan, Mixtecan, Mazatec, Matlatzinca, Amuzgoan, Mazahua, Chichimeca Jonaz, Triqui languages
2JNZ Zuni
Class here: Shiwiʼma

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