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Wikimedia does not decide for itself what is a language and what is a dialect. We follow the ISO 639 standard. Every Wikimedia language edition is required to have a valid ISO 639-1 or ISO 639-3 code. Every language with an ISO 639-1 code also has an ISO 639-3 code, but not vice versa. a 639-1 code is availab, that one must be taken, otherwise the ISO 639-3 code. If none available, the language has no future onพimedia, unless youถ [$$u request a code] (Hoภwever, this can take a lot of

Here are some links to lists of those codes.

See also