preferredLanguage

Description

The preferred written or spoken language for a person.

Format

Attribute values are restricted to two or three letter codes according to BCP 47: nn (Norwegian, nynorsk), nb (Norwegian, bokmål), no (Norwegian), en (English), se (Northern Sami), sma (Southern Sami) or smj (Lule Sami), used in accordance with recommendation in BCP 47 based on ISO 639 and ISO 3166 country codes.

Examples

A person preferring nynorsk has the following value:

  • nn

Another person preferring bokmål has the following value:

  • nb

Technical details

Cardinality:
Singlevalued
Availability in higher education.:
Low
Availability, primary and secondary school.:
Low
Entry type:
person
Short description:
Person’s preferred language