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ACFLC Act Creating the Filipino Language Commission, No. 07104
alt. alternate name for
alt. dial. alternate dialect name for
AMTB Association of Brazilian Cross Cultural Missions
ANSNIC Asociación Nacional de Sordos de Nicaragua
AUSTLANG Australian Indigenous Language Database
BI Bibles International
BTL Bible Translation and Literacy
CABTAL Cameroon Association for Bible Translation and Literacy
CAPRO Calvary Ministries
Class Language classification
CMA Christian and Missionary Alliance
CODENPE Consejo de Desarrollo de las Nacionalidades y Pueblos del Ecuador
CTI Compañía de Teléfonos del Interior
dial. primary dialect name for
DNP Departamento Nacional de Planeación
DNPI Diagnóstico Nacional de Pueblos Indígenas
ECP Evangelical Church of Papua New Guinea
ECRML European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages
FOIRN Federação das Organizações Indígenas do Rio Negro
FTT Finishing the Task
FUNAI Fundação Nacional do Indio
FUNASA Fundação Nacional do Saude
GILLBT Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy, and Bible Translation
GXLOUS Guangxi Language and Orthography Use Situation
IICCC India Institute for Cross Cultural Communication
IMA India Missions Association
IMB International Mission Board
INALI Instituto Nacional de Lenguas Indigenas
INDEC Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos
INEGI Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía
ISA Instituto Socioambientão
ISO International Organization for Standardization
JHEOA Jabatan Hal Ehwal Orang Asli
km kilometer(s)
L1 / L2 first language / second (or other additional) language
LBT Lutheran Bible Translators
Lg Dev Language development
Lg Use Language use
LGA Local Government Area
LLG Local Level Government area
LWC language of wider communication
m meter(s)
MARC Missions Advanced Research and Communications Center
MSSS Ministere de la Santé et des Services Sociaux
NLCI New Life Computer Institute
NMNML National Minorities and National Minority Languages
NP noun phrase
NT New Testament
NTM New Tribes Mission
NWFP Northwest Frontier Province
NWT Northwest Territories
OMF Overseas Missionary Fellowship
OSV Object-Subject-Verb
OT Old Testament
OVS Object-Verb-Subject
PBT Pioneer Bible Translators
pej. pejorative
PIB Pueblos Indígenas de Bolivia
pl. plural
sg. singular
SIL SIL International
SOV Subject-Object-Verb
SV Subject-Verb
SVO Subject-Verb-Object
Type Typological information
UBS United Bible Societies
UKAW Artha Wacana Christian University
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
UNSD United Nations Statistics Division
USCWM US Center for World Missions
USDS US Department of State
VDC Village Development Committee
VO Verb-Object
VOS Verb-Object-Subject
VP verb phrase
VS Verb-Subject
VSO Verb -Subject-Object
WT World Team