Currently both ISO 639-1 and ISO 639-1 provide a single code for
Like other recent queries brought to the attention of the
ISO 639 JAC list, there are again two languages involved: Komi-Zyrian
(which is usually just referred to as Komi) and Komi-Permyak.
Both have had official status (as "literary languages") within the
former Soviet Union, and may still both have such status within the
Russian Federation, under the new constitution.
Ethnologue has two entries.
KOMI-PERMYAK [KOI] lang, Russia, Europe
KOMI-ZYRIAN [KPV] lang, Russia, Europe
John Clews, SESAME Computer Projects, 8 Avenue Rd, Harrogate, HG2 7PG
tel: +44 1423 888 432; fax: + 44 1423 889061;
Email: [log in to unmask]
Committee Chair of ISO/TC46/SC2: Conversion of Written Languages;
Committee Member of ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC22/WG20: Internationalization;
Committee Member of CEN/TC304: Information and Communications
Technologies: European Localization Requirements
Committee Member of TS/1: Terminology (UK national member body of
Committee Member of the Foundation for Endangered Languages;
Committee Member of ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC2: Coded Character Sets