The ISO 639 Registration Authorities' Joint Advisory Committee (ISO 639
RA-JAC) has approved the following:

Alpha-3 identifier:  kbd

(no alpha-2 identifier for this item)

English name:  Kabardian

French name:  kabardien

indigenous name:  qabardjaibza [with dot under the q and breve on all a-s]

It is a North Caucasian language spoken mainly in Russia and Turkey.

Havard Hjulstad    mailto:[log in to unmask]
Acting chairman of ISO 639 RA-JAC