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Competency Definition Language Updated Element

Alternate Name

Learning Standard Item Language, Competency Item Language

Definition

The default language of the text used for the content in the competency definition statement.

Usage Notes

The CEDS ISO 639-2 Language Code option set comes from the ISO 639-2 standard, the character encoding in ISO 8859-1 download. Discontinued codes from the ISO standard are not included in the CEDS list.

Option Set
DescriptionCode
Abkhazianabk
Achineseace
Acoliach
Adangmeada
Adyghe; Adygeiady
Afaraar
Afrihiliafh
Afrikaansafr
Afro-Asiatic languagesafa
Ainuain
Akanaka
Akkadianakk
Albanianalb
Aleutale
Algonquian languagesalg
Altaic languagestut
Amharicamh
Angikaanp
Apache languagesapa
Arabicara
Aragonesearg
Arapahoarp
Arawakarw
Armenianarm
Aromanian; Arumanian; Macedo-Romanianrup
Artificial languagesart
Assameseasm
Asturian; Bable; Leonese; Asturleoneseast
Athapascan languagesath
Australian languagesaus
Austronesian languagesmap
Avaricava
Avestanave
Awadhiawa
Aymaraaym
Azerbaijaniaze
Balineseban
Baltic languagesbat
Baluchibal
Bambarabam
Bamileke languagesbai
Banda languagesbad
Bantu languagesbnt
Basabas
Bashkirbak
Basquebaq
Batak languagesbtk
Beja; Bedawiyetbej
Belarusianbel
Bembabem
Bengaliben
Berber languagesber
Bhojpuribho
Bihari languagesbih
Bikolbik
Bini; Edobin
Bislamabis
Blin; Bilinbyn
Blissymbols; Blissymbolics; Blisszbl
Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmålnob
Bosnianbos
Brajbra
Bretonbre
Buginesebug
Bulgarianbul
Buriatbua
Burmesebur
Caddocad
Catalan; Valenciancat
Caucasian languagescau
Cebuanoceb
Celtic languagescel
Central American Indian languagescai
Central Khmerkhm
Chagataichg
Chamic languagescmc
Chamorrocha
Chechenche
Cherokeechr
Cheyennechy
Chibchachb
Chichewa; Chewa; Nyanjanya
Chinesechi
Chinook jargonchn
Chipewyan; Dene Sulinechp
Choctawcho
Church Slavic; Old Slavonic; Church Slavonic; Old Bulgarian; Old Church Slavonicchu
Chuukesechk
Chuvashchv
Classical Newari; Old Newari; Classical Nepal Bhasanwc
Classical Syriacsyc
Copticcop
Cornishcor
Corsicancos
Creecre
Creekmus
Creoles and pidgins crp
Creoles and pidgins, English basedcpe
Creoles and pidgins, French-basedcpf
Creoles and pidgins, Portuguese-basedcpp
Crimean Tatar; Crimean Turkishcrh
Croatianhrv
Cushitic languagescus
Czechcze
Dakotadak
Danishdan
Dargwadar
Delawaredel
Dinkadin
Divehi; Dhivehi; Maldiviandiv
Dogridoi
Dogribdgr
Dravidian languagesdra
Dualadua
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350)dum
Dutch; Flemishdut
Dyuladyu
Dzongkhadzo
Eastern Frisianfrs
Efikefi
Egyptian (Ancient)egy
Ekajukeka
Elamiteelx
Englisheng
English, Middle (1100-1500)enm
English, Old (ca.450-1100)ang
Erzyamyv
Esperantoepo
Estonianest
Eweewe
Ewondoewo
Fangfan
Fantifat
Faroesefao
Fijianfij
Filipino; Pilipinofil
Finnishfin
Finno-Ugrian languagesfiu
Fonfon
Frenchfre
French, Middle (ca.1400-1600)frm
French, Old (842-ca.1400)fro
Friulianfur
Fulahful
Gagaa
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelicgla
Galibi Caribcar
Galicianglg
Gandalug
Gayogay
Gbayagba
Geezgez
Georgiangeo
Germanger
German, Middle High (ca.1050-1500)gmh
German, Old High (ca.750-1050)goh
Germanic languagesgem
Gilbertesegil
Gondigon
Gorontalogor
Gothicgot
Grebogrb
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)grc
Greek, Modern (1453-)gre
Guaranigrn
Gujaratiguj
Gwich'ingwi
Haidahai
Haitian; Haitian Creolehat
Hausahau
Hawaiianhaw
Hebrewheb
Hereroher
Hiligaynonhil
Himachali languages; Western Pahari languageshim
Hindihin
Hiri Motuhmo
Hittitehit
Hmong; Monghmn
Hungarianhun
Hupahup
Ibaniba
Icelandicice
Idoido
Igboibo
Ijo languagesijo
Ilokoilo
Inari Samismn
Indic languagesinc
Indo-European languagesine
Indonesianind
Ingushinh
Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association)ina
Interlingue; Occidentalile
Inuktitutiku
Inupiaqipk
Iranian languagesira
Irishgle
Irish, Middle (900-1200)mga
Irish, Old (to 900)sga
Iroquoian languagesiro
Italianita
Japanesejpn
Javanesejav
Judeo-Arabicjrb
Judeo-Persianjpr
Kabardiankbd
Kabylekab
Kachin; Jingphokac
Kalaallisut; Greenlandickal
Kalmyk; Oiratxal
Kambakam
Kannadakan
Kanurikau
Kara-Kalpakkaa
Karachay-Balkarkrc
Kareliankrl
Karen languageskar
Kashmirikas
Kashubiancsb
Kawikaw
Kazakhkaz
Khasikha
Khoisan languageskhi
Khotanese; Sakankho
Kikuyu; Gikuyukik
Kimbundukmb
Kinyarwandakin
Kirghiz; Kyrgyzkir
Klingon; tlhIngan-Holtlh
Komikom
Kongokon
Konkanikok
Koreankor
Kosraeankos
Kpellekpe
Kru languageskro
Kuanyama; Kwanyamakua
Kumykkum
Kurdishkur
Kurukhkru
Kutenaikut
Ladinolad
Lahndalah
Lambalam
Land Dayak languagesday
Laolao
Latinlat
Latvianlav
Lezghianlez
Limburgan; Limburger; Limburgishlim
Lingalalin
Lithuanianlit
Lojbanjbo
Low German; Low Saxon; German, Low; Saxon, Lownds
Lower Sorbiandsb
Loziloz
Luba-Katangalub
Luba-Lulualua
Luisenolui
Lule Samismj
Lundalun
Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)luo
Lushailus
Luxembourgish; Letzeburgeschltz
Macedonianmac
Maduresemad
Magahimag
Maithilimai
Makasarmak
Malagasymlg
Malaymay
Malayalammal
Maltesemlt
Manchumnc
Mandarmdr
Mandingoman
Manipurimni
Manobo languagesmno
Manxglv
Maorimao
Mapudungun; Mapuchearn
Marathimar
Marichm
Marshallesemah
Marwarimwr
Masaimas
Mayan languagesmyn
Mendemen
Mi'kmaq; Micmacmic
Minangkabaumin
Mirandesemwl
Mohawkmoh
Mokshamdf
Mon-Khmer languagesmkh
Mongolol
Mongolianmon
Montenegrincnr
Mossimos
Multiple languagesmul
Munda languagesmun
N'Konqo
Nahuatl languagesnah
Naurunau
Ndebele, North; North Ndebelende
Ndebele, South; South Ndebelenbl
Ndongando
Neapolitannap
Nepal Bhasa; Newarinew
Nepalinep
Niasnia
Niger-Kordofanian languagesnic
Nilo-Saharan languagesssa
Niueanniu
No linguistic content; Not applicablezxx
Nogainog
Norse, Oldnon
North American Indian languagesnai
Northern Frisianfrr
Northern Samisme
Norwegiannor
Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegiannno
Nubian languagesnub
Nyamwezinym
Nyankolenyn
Nyoronyo
Nzimanzi
Occitan (post 1500)oci
Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE)arc
Ojibwaoji
Oriyaori
Oromoorm
Osageosa
Ossetian; Osseticoss
Otomian languagesoto
Pahlavipal
Palauanpau
Palipli
Pampanga; Kapampanganpam
Pangasinanpag
Panjabi; Punjabipan
Papiamentopap
Papuan languagespaa
Pedi; Sepedi; Northern Sothonso
Persianper
Persian, Old (ca.600-400 B.C.)peo
Philippine languagesphi
Phoenicianphn
Pohnpeianpon
Polishpol
Portuguesepor
Prakrit languagespra
Provençal, Old (to 1500); Occitan, Old (to 1500)pro
Pushto; Pashtopus
Quechuaque
Rajasthaniraj
Rapanuirap
Rarotongan; Cook Islands Maorirar
Romance languagesroa
Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovanrum
Romanshroh
Romanyrom
Rundirun
Russianrus
Salishan languagessal
Samaritan Aramaicsam
Sami languagessmi
Samoansmo
Sandawesad
Sangosag
Sanskritsan
Santalisat
Sardiniansrd
Sasaksas
Scotssco
Selkupsel
Semitic languagessem
Serbiansrp
Serersrr
Shanshn
Shonasna
Sichuan Yi; Nuosuiii
Sicilianscn
Sidamosid
Sign Languagessgn
Siksikabla
Sindhisnd
Sinhala; Sinhalesesin
Sino-Tibetan languagessit
Siouan languagessio
Skolt Samisms
Slave (Athapascan)den
Slavic languagessla
Slovakslo
Slovenianslv
Sogdiansog
Somalisom
Songhai languagesson
Soninkesnk
Sorbian languageswen
Sotho, Southernsot
South American Indian languagessai
Southern Altaialt
Southern Samisma
Spanish; Castilianspa
Sranan Tongosrn
Standard Moroccan Tamazightzgh
Sukumasuk
Sumeriansux
Sundanesesun
Sususus
Swahiliswa
Swatissw
Swedishswe
Swiss German; Alemannic; Alsatiangsw
Syriacsyr
Tagalogtgl
Tahitiantah
Tai languagestai
Tajiktgk
Tamashektmh
Tamiltam
Tatartat
Telugutel
Terenoter
Tetumtet
Thaitha
Tibetantib
Tigretig
Tigrinyatir
Timnetem
Tivtiv
Tlingittli
Tok Pisintpi
Tokelautkl
Tonga (Nyasa)tog
Tonga (Tonga Islands)ton
Tsimshiantsi
Tsongatso
Tswanatsn
Tumbukatum
Tupi languagestup
Turkishtur
Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928)ota
Turkmentuk
Tuvalutvl
Tuviniantyv
Twitwi
Udmurtudm
Ugariticuga
Uighur; Uyghuruig
Ukrainianukr
Umbunduumb
Uncoded languagesmis
Undeterminedund
Upper Sorbianhsb
Urduurd
Uzbekuzb
Vaivai
Vendaven
Vietnamesevie
Volapükvol
Voticvot
Wakashan languageswak
Walloonwln
Waraywar
Washowas
Welshwel
Western Frisianfry
Wolaitta; Wolayttawal
Wolofwol
Xhosaxho
Yakutsah
Yaoyao
Yapeseyap
Yiddishyid
Yorubayor
Yupik languagesypk
Zande languagesznd
Zapoteczap
Zaza; Dimili; Dimli; Kirdki; Kirmanjki; Zazakizza
Zenagazen
Zhuang; Chuangzha
Zuluzul
Zunizun
Related Domains, Entities and Categories

Competencies -> Competency Definition 

Related Topics

Early Learning -> Program Quality 

CEDS Element ID

000881

Element Technical Name

CompetencyDefinitionLanguage

Changes

Updated to reflect the latest version of the ISO 639-2 standard.

URL

https://ceds.ed.gov/element/000881    (Email this link)

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