A type of CHARACTERISTIC.

A classification of a LANGUAGE used by a PERSON, recorded during or as a result of a course of treatment.

Identifies the LANGUAGE that is used by a PERSON and the LANGUAGE USAGE, i.e. their preferred LANGUAGE.


National codes:
001 Akan (Ashanti)
002 Albanian
003 Amharic
004 Arabic
005 Bengali & Sylheti
006 Brawa & Somali
007 British Signing Language
008 Cantonese
009 Cantonese and Vietnamese
010 Creole
011 Dutch
012 English
013 Ethiopian
014 Farsi (Persian)
015 Finnish
016 Flemish
017 French
018 French creole
019 Gaelic
020 German
021 Greek
022 Gujarati
023 Hakka
024 Hausa
025 Hebrew
026 Hindi
027 Igbo (Ibo)
028 Italian
029 Japanese
030 Korean
031 Kurdish
032 Lingala
033 Luganda
034 Makaton (sign language)
035 Malayalam
036 Mandarin
037 Norwegian
038 Pashto (Pushtoo)
039 Patois
040 Polish
041 Portuguese
042 Punjabi
043 Russian
044 Serbian/Croatian
045 Sinhala
046 Somali
048 Spanish
049 Swahili
050 Swedish
051 Sylheti
052 Tagalog (Filipino)
053 Tamil
054 Thai
055 Tigrinya
056 Turkish
057 Urdu
058 Vietnamese
059 Welsh
060 Yoruba
200 Other

References:
National Joint Registry Data Set: v.1: 24th March 2003

 

This class is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural LANGUAGES