ISO 639 RAs-JAC has approved the following item:
 
alpha-3 identifier: ain
(no alpha-2 identifier assigned)
 
English name: Ainu
French name: aïnou
Indigenous name: ainu
 
The language is spoken in Japan. A different language by the same (English) name is spoken in China. That language is not covered by the new identifier.
 
Best regards,
Håvard Hjulstad
(ISO 639 RAs-JAC secretary)
 
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Standard Norge / Standards Norway
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