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wbm Wa China Ban, K’awa, Kawa, La, Pan, Pinyin, Pun, Va, Vo, Wa Pwi, Wakut, Meung Hom, Peung Sux, Vhax
wag Wa'ema Papua New Guinea Waiema
wwa Waama Benin Yoabou, Yoabu
wmn Waamwang New Caledonia Wamoang
ssn Waata Kenya Ariangulu, Langulo, Sanya, Sanye, Waat, Wasanye
wab Wab Papua New Guinea Som
wbb Wabo Indonesia Nusari, Woriasi
kmx Waboda Papua New Guinea Wabuda
wdg Wadaginam Papua New Guinea Wadaginamb
wbq Waddar India Od, Orh, Vadari, Vadda Beldar, Werders, Wodde
xwd Wadi Wadi Australia Biangil, Dacournditch, Wathiwathi, Wattewatte, Watthiwatthi, Watty-watty, Withaija, Woani, Wohdi Wohdi, Woonyi, Wotti-wotti
wdk Wadikali Australia Wadigali
wdy Wadjabangayi Australia Inningai, Kariimari, Kun-Gait, KunGait, Wadjabangai, Wadjabangay
wdj Wadjiginy Australia Bachamal, Batjamalh, Patjtjamalh, Wagaydy, Wogaity
wdu Wadjigu Australia  
wrx Wae Rana Indonesia Waerana
waj Waffa Papua New Guinea  
wgw Wagawaga   Baeaula, Gamadoudou, Gibara, Kilakilana
wgb Wagawaga Papua New Guinea Baeaula, Beauli, Ealeba, Gamadoudou, Gibara, Kilikilana
wga Wagaya Australia Leewakya, Ukkia, Waagai, Waagi, Wagai, Wagaja, Waggaia, Wakaja, Wakaya, Wakkaja, Warkya, Worgai, Worgaia, Workia
wbr Wagdi India Bhili, Bhilodi, Mina Bhil, Vagadi, Vagari, Vagdi, Vaged, Vageri, Vagi, Wagadi, Wagari, Waghari, Wagholi, Wagri
waq Wageman Australia Wagiman, Wogeman
fad Wagi Papua New Guinea Foran, Furan, Kamba, Mis-Kemba
wgi Wahgi Papua New Guinea Mid Wahgi
whg Wahgi, North Papua New Guinea  
wbk Waigali Afghanistan Kalasha ala, Suki, Wai, Wai-Ala, Waigala, Waigalii, Waigeli, Zhonjigali
wgo Waigeo Indonesia Amber, Amberi, Waigeo, Waigiu
wlk Wailaki United States  
wlr Wailapa Vanuatu  
rro Waima Papua New Guinea Roro
wmh Waima'a East Timor Uai Ma’a, Uaimo’a, Waimaha, Waimoa
bao Waimaha Colombia Barazana, Northern Barasano, Waimaja, Barasano, Bará-Tuyuka ("Bará")
atr Waimiri-Atroari Brazil Atroahy, Atroahí, Atroarí, Atroaí, Atrowari, Atruahí, Ki’nya, Kinja, Kinja Iara
wli Waioli Indonesia Wajoli, Wayoli
waw Waiwai Brazil Ouayeone, Uaieue, Uaiuai, Parukota
wja Waja Nigeria Nyan Wiyau, Wiyaa, Wuya
wbv Wajarri Australia Wadjari, Wadjeri, Watjari, Watjarri
xwj Wajuk Australia Beelia, Beeloo, Derbal, Ilakuri wongi, Juadjag, Juadjuk, Karakata, Karrakatta, Minalnjunga, Minnal Yungar, Wadjug, Wadjuk, Wadjup, Wadyuk, Whadjuk, Whajook, Witjaari, Yooadda, Yooard, Yoongar, Yuard, Yuatjek, Yungar, Yungur
wav Waka Nigeria  
wwb Wakabunga Australia Waggaboonyah, Waggabundi, Wakobungo, Waukaboonia, Worgabunga, Workabunga, Workoboongo
wkw Wakawaka Australia Enibura, Nukunukubara, Waga, Waga-Waga, Wagawaga, Wakka
wbl Wakhi Afghanistan Khik, Khikwar, Vakhan, Wakhani, Wakhigi, Guhjali
waf Wakoná Brazil  
lgl Wala Solomon Islands Langalanga
wlw Walak Indonesia Lower Pyramid, Wodo
nlw Walangama Australia Boogoolmurra, Bugulmara, Karan, Wahlongman, Wallan-kammer, Wallenkammer, Wollangama, Wollongurmee
wlx Wali (Ghana) Ghana Ala, Ouala, Waali, Wala
wll Wali (Sudan) Sudan Walari, Walarishe, Wele
wly Waling Nepal Walung, Walüng
wla Walio Papua New Guinea  
waa Walla Walla United States Ichishkíin, Northeast Sahaptin
wls Wallisian Wallis and Futuna East Uvean, Uvean, Wallisien
wln Walloon Belgium Wallon
wmt Walmajarri Australia Pililuna, Walmajiri, Walmatjari, Walmatjiri, Wolmeri
dwl Walo Kumbe Dogon   Oualo
wae Walser Switzerland Walscher
ola Walungge Nepal Halung, Halungge, Olangchung Gola, Waling, Walongchung Gola, Walung, Walungchung Gola, Walunggi Keccya
wmc Wamas Papua New Guinea  
wmb Wambaya Australia Umbaia, Wambaia, Wambaja, Wom-By-A, Wombya, Yumpia
wms Wambon Indonesia  
wme Wambule Nepal Ambule, Caurasia, Chaurasia, Chaurasya, Chourase, Chourasia, Ombule, Radu Yor, Tsaurasya, Umbule, Vambucauras Raduyor, Vambule, Vambule Radu Yor, Vambule Yor
cou Wamey Senegal Cogniagui, Conhague, Coniagui, Koniagi, Konyagi, Tenda, Wamay, Wamei, Wey, Koniagui
wmi Wamin Australia Agwamin
wam Wampanoag United States Massachusett, Massachusetts, Natick, Wôpanâak
lbq Wampar Papua New Guinea Laewamba, Laewomba, Laiwomba
waz Wampur Papua New Guinea Wampul
wan Wan Côte d’Ivoire Nwa
wnb Wanambre Papua New Guinea Vanambere
wnp Wanap Papua New Guinea Kayik
wbh Wanda Tanzania Ichiwanda, Iciwanda, Kiwanda, Vanda, Wandia
mfi Wandala Cameroon Mandara, Mandara Montagnard, Ndara
wad Wandamen Indonesia Bentoeni, Bentuni, Bintuni, Wamesa, Wandamen-Windesi, Windesi, Windessi
wnd Wandarang Australia Wandaran, Warndarang, Wuyarrawala
wdd Wandji Gabon Bawandji, Liwanzi, Wanzi
hwa Wané Côte d’Ivoire Hwane, Ngwané
wne Waneci Pakistan Chalgari, Tarino, Vanechi, Wanechi, Wanetsi
wyb Wangaaybuwan-Ngiyambaa Australia  
wnm Wanggamala Australia  
wgg Wangganguru Australia  
wng Wanggom Indonesia Wanggo, Wangom
wky Wangkayutyuru Australia Wanggadjara, Wanggayudyuru, Wangkayutjuru
xwk Wangkumara Australia Wangumarra, Wongkumara
wbt Wanman Australia Nanidjara, Nyaani, Warnman
jub Wannu Nigeria Abinsi, Awannu, Jukun Abinsi, River Jukun
wno Wano Indonesia Waano
wnc Wantoat Papua New Guinea  
wnk Wanukaka Indonesia Wanokaka
wny Wanyi Australia Waangyee, Waanyi, Wainyi, Wanee, Wanji, Wanyee, Wonyee
auc Waorani Ecuador Huaorani, Sabela, Wao Tededö, Wao Terero, Waodäni, Waodäni Tededö, Waos ("Auca")
juk Wapan Nigeria Jinkum, Jukon, Juku, Juku Junkun, Jukum, Jukun Wapan, Jukun Wukari, Wakari, Wapã, Wukari
juw Wãpha Nigeria Wase, Wase Tofa
wap Wapishana Guyana Aruma, Uapixana, Vapidiana, Wapishiana, Wapisiana, Wapixiana, Wapixiána, Wapixána, Wapichan, Wapichana, Wapisana, Wapishshiana, Wapitxana, Wapixana
wao Wappo United States  
aml War-Jaintia Bangladesh War-Khasi, Amwi, Jaintia, Khasi, War
tci Wára Papua New Guinea Ara, Kamindjo, Rouku, Tjokwai, Tokwasa, Upper Morehead, Vara, Wärä, Yumbar
wbf Wara Burkina Faso Ouala, Ouara, Samoe, Samwé
wba Warao Venezuela Guarao, Guarauno, Warau, Warrau
wra Warapu Papua New Guinea Barupu
wrz Waray (Australia) Australia Arwur, Awarai, Awarra, Warrai, Warray
war Waray (Philippines) Philippines Binisaya, Samar-Leyte, Samaran, Samarenyo, Samareño, Waray
wrr Wardaman Australia Wadaman, Waderman, Waduman, Warda’man, Wardman, Warduman, Wartaman, Wordaman
wxw Wardandi Australia Belliman, Dardanup, Doonin, Dordenup, Dornderupwongy, Dunanwongi, Jabaru, Kardagur, Nghungar, Waadandi, Waddarndi, Wadjandi, Yabaroo
wrd Warduji Afghanistan  
wre Ware    
wsa Warembori Indonesia Waremboivoro, Warenbori
wai Wares Indonesia  
wrs Waris Papua New Guinea Walsa
wbe Waritai Indonesia Wari, Weretai
wri Wariyangga Australia Warriyangka
wji Warji Nigeria Sar, Sarawa, Warja, Warjawa
bgv Warkay-Bipim Indonesia Bipim, Bipim As-So
wrl Warlmanpa Australia Walmala
wbp Warlpiri Australia Elpira, Ilpara, Ngaliya, Ngardilpa, Wailbri, Walbiri, Walmama, Walpiri
wrb Warluwara Australia Kapula, Maula, Mauula, Mawula, Parnkarra, Walookera, Walugera, Waluwara, Wollegara, Yunnalinka
wrn Warnang Sudan Werni
wrp Waropen Indonesia Aropen, Wonti, Worpen
wgy Warrgamay Australia Biyay
wwr Warrwa Australia Warrawai, Warwa
wru Waru Indonesia Mapute, Mopute
wrm Warumungu Australia Warramunga
wrv Waruna Papua New Guinea  
wrg Warungu Australia Gudjal, Gudjala, Gugu-Badhun, Warrongo, Warrungu
hrw Warwar Feni Papua New Guinea Anir, Feni, Tangga
wss Wasa Ghana Wasaw, Wassa
wac Wasco-Wishram United States Columbia Chinook, Kiksht, Upper Chinook, Wasco, Wishram
gsp Wasembo Papua New Guinea Biapim, Gusap, Yankowan
was Washo United States Washoe
wsk Waskia Papua New Guinea Vaskia, Woskia
wsu Wasu Brazil Waçu
wtk Watakataui Papua New Guinea Waxe
wth Wathawurrung Australia Wada wurrung, Wadawio, Waddorow, Wadhaurung, Wadjawuru, Wadourer, Wadthaurung, Waitowrung, Warra, Wathaurong, Wathaurung, Wathawurung, Wathurung, Watorrong, Wiityahuurong, Wioura, Witaoro, Witawurong, Witoura, Witouro, Witowro, Witowurong, Witowurrong, Witowurrung, Witowurung, Wittyawhuurong, Wod-dowrong, Woddowro, Woddowrong, Wollowurong, Wooeewoorong, Wothowurong, Wuddyawurra, Wuddyawurru, Wudja-wurung, Wudjawuru, Wudjawurung, Wudthaurung
wtf Watiwa Papua New Guinea Dumpu, Watifa
wah Watubela Indonesia Esiriun, Kasiui, Kasui, Kesui, Matabello, Snabi Watubela, Wesi
mpl Watut, Middle Papua New Guinea Maraliinan, Maralinan, Silisili, Watut
una Watut, North Papua New Guinea Onank, Unangg, Unank, Watut
mcy Watut, South Papua New Guinea  
kop Waube Papua New Guinea Kwato, Waupe
wau Waurá Brazil Aura, Uaura, Wauja
wuy Wauyai Indonesia  
www Wawa Cameroon  
wow Wawonii Indonesia Wowonii
wxa Waxianghua China Wogang, Xianghua
oym Wayampi Brazil Guaiapi, Guayapi, Oiampí, Oyampí, Oyampík, Oyanpík, Waiampi, Waiãpi, Wajapae, Wajapuku, Wayapae, Wayãpi, Oiumpian, Oyapí, Wajapi, Wayapi ("Oiampipucu", "Oyampipuku")
way Wayana Suriname Alukuyana, Oayana, Oiana, Oyana, Uaiana, Upurui, Wayâna, Guayana, Roucouyenne, Wajana
wyr Wayoró Brazil Ajurú, Ayurú, Uaiora, Wajaru, Wayurú
vay Wayu Nepal Bayu, Hayu, Vayu, Wayo
guc Wayuu Colombia Goajiro, Guajira, Guajiro, Uáira, Wahiro, Waiu, Wayu, Wayuunaiki, Wayúu
wob Wè Northern Côte d’Ivoire Ouobe, Wobé, Wèè
gxx Wè Southern Côte d’Ivoire Central Guéré, Gere, Guéré, Wèè
wec Wè Western Côte d’Ivoire Gere, Guéré, Neyo, Wèè
wed Wedau Papua New Guinea Wedaun, Wedawan
weh Weh Cameroon  
wew Wejewa Indonesia Veveva, Waidjewa, Wajewa, West Sumbanese, Wewewa, Wewjewa, Weyewa
klh Weliki Papua New Guinea Karangi, Weleki
cym Welsh United Kingdom Cymraeg, Galés
wlm Welsh, Middle    
owl Welsh, Old    
weo Wemale Indonesia Honitetu, Oemale, Tala
xww Wemba Wemba Australia Gorrmjanyuk, Gourrmjanyuk, Jambajamba, Jupa-galk-wournditch, Mallenjerrick, Waamba, Waimbiwaimbi, Wamba, Wamba Wamba, Wambawamba, Wembawemba, Weumba, Womba, Yamba, Yambayamba, Yowewnillurn, Yuppila
weg Wergaia Australia Wergaya, Werkaya, Wimmera, Worgaia
wer Weri Papua New Guinea Wele, Weli
kvw Wersing Indonesia Kolana, Kolana-Wersin, Warsina, Wersin
wbs West Bengal Sign Language India Kolkata Sign Language, W.B. Sign Language, WBSL
qut West Central Quiché   Cantel Quiché, Southwestern Quiché
ckw Western Cakchiquel   Western Cakchiquel
fri Western Frisian    
jai Western Jacalteco   Popti', Western Jacaltec, Western Jacalteco, Jacalteco del Oeste
pob Western Pokomchí   Pocomchí, Pokomchí, Poqomchi', Western, Western Pocomchí
tzt Western Tzutujil    
wep Westphalien Germany Westfaelisch, Westfälisch
wea Wewaw Myanmar Wewau
woy Weyto Ethiopia Wayto, Weyt’o
tnp Whitesands Vanuatu Napuanmen, Whitsands
tua Wiarumus Papua New Guinea Imandi, Mandi
mzh Wichí Lhamtés Güisnay Argentina Güisnay, Wichí, Wichí Lhamtés ("Mataco", "Mataco Güisnay", "Mataco Pilcomayo")
mtp Wichí Lhamtés Nocten Bolivia Nocten, Noctenes, Oktenai, Bolivian, Noctén, Weenhayek ("Mataco Nocten", "Mataco")
wlv Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz Argentina Vejos, Vejoz ("Mataco Vejoz")
wic Wichita United States  
wie Wik-Epa Australia Wik-Ep
wij Wik-Iiyanh Australia  
wif Wik-Keyangan Australia  
wih Wik-Me'anha Australia Wik-Em’an
wim Wik-Mungkan Australia Munkan, Wik-Mungkhn, Wik-Munkan
wig Wik-Ngathana Australia Wik Ngathan
wik Wikalkan Australia Wik-Ngathara, Wik-Ngatharra, Wik-Ngathrr, Wikngatara
wua Wikngenchera Australia Kugu Nganhcara, Nantjara, Ngandjara, Ngantjeri, Njinturawik-Nganhcara, Wik, Wik-Nantjara
wil Wilawila Australia Wila-Wila
wit Wintu   Wintun
wnw Wintu United States Northern Wintun, Wintun
kst Winyé Burkina Faso Kols, Kolsi, Kõ
gdr Wipi Papua New Guinea Gidra, Jibu, Oriomo
wrh Wiradhuri Australia Berrembeel, Warandgeri, Werogery, Wiiratheri, Wira-Athoree, Wiradhurri, Wiradjuri, Wiraduri, Wiraidyuri, Wirajeree, Wirashuri, Wiratheri, Wirracharee, Wirrai’yarrai, Wooragurie, Wordjerg
wir Wiraféd Brazil Uirafed, Wiroféd
wiw Wirangu   Nhawu, Njangga, Nyangga, Warrangoo, Wirongu, Wironguwongga, Wirrung, Wirrunga
wgu Wirangu Australia Jilbara, Naljara, Ngoleiadjara, Nhawu, Njangga, Nonga, Nyangga, Tidni, Tidnie, Titnie, Wanbiri, Wangon, Warrangoo, Willeuroo, Windakan, Wirangga, Wirongu, Wironguwongga, Wirrongu, Wirrung, Wirrunga, Yilrea
wiu Wiru Papua New Guinea Witu
wiy Wiyot United States  
xwc Woccon    
wog Wogamusin Papua New Guinea Wongamusin
woc Wogeo Papua New Guinea Uageo
wbw Woi Indonesia Wo’oi
wyi Woiwurrung Australia Gungung-willam, Mort Noular, Ngarukwillam, Oorongie, Urunjeri, Waarengbadawa, Wainworra, Wairwaioo, Warerong, Warorong, Warwaroo, Waverong, Wavoo-rong, Wawoo-rong, Wawoorong, Wawurong, Wawurrong, Woewo-rung, Woi-wurrong, Woiworung, Woiwurong, Woiwurru, Woiwurung, Wooeewoorong, Wowerong, Wurrundyirra-baluk, Wurrunjeri, Wurundjeri, Wurunjeri, Wurunjerri-baluk, Yarra Yarra
jod Wojenaka Côte d’Ivoire Malinké, Odiennekakan, Odienné Jula
wle Wolane Ethiopia Olane, Walane, Welene, Wäläne
wod Wolani Indonesia Woda, Woda-Mo, Wodani
wal Wolaytta Ethiopia Borodda, Ometo, Uba, Wolaita, Wolaitta, Wolataita, Wolayta ("Ualamo", "Uollamo", "Walamo", "Wallamo", "Welamo", "Wellamo", "Wollamo")
woe Woleaian Micronesia  
wlo Wolio Indonesia Baubau, Buton, Butonese, Butung
wol Wolof Senegal Ouolof, Volof, Walaf, Yallof, Waro-Waro
wof Wolof, Gambian Gambia Wolof
wom Wom (Nigeria) Nigeria Pere, Pereba, Perema
wmo Wom (Papua New Guinea) Papua New Guinea Mie, Wam
wmx Womo Papua New Guinea Agbane, Agbanekundi, Akbana, Gaikundi, Soskundi
won Wongo Democratic Republic of the Congo Bakong, Gongo, Ndjembe, Tukkongo, Tukongo, Tukungo
wor Woria Indonesia  
kda Worimi Australia Birbay, Gadang, Gadhang, Gadjang, Kattang, Warimi
jud Worodougou Côte d’Ivoire Bakokan, Ouorodougou, Worodougou Jula, Worodougoukakan, Worodugu
unp Worora   Worrorra
wro Worrorra Australia Maialnga, Ong Komi, Worora, Wororra, Worrara, Worrora, Wurara, Wurora, Yangibaia
wsv Wotapuri-Katarqalai Afghanistan  
xwt Wotjobaluk Australia Guli-ballaiuk, Watjo, Wattyabullak, Woitu-bullar, Wotjbaluk, Wotjo, Wotjo-ba-laiuruk, Wotjo-balluk, Wotjo-baluk, Wotjobalak, Wotjobalek, Wotjoballaiuk, Wotjoballuck, Wotjoballuk, Wotjobolak, Wotjobuluk, Woychibirik, Wudjubalug, Wudjubaluk, Wutjubaluk, Wuttyabullak, Wuttyubullak, Wutyuballeak
wtw Wotu Indonesia Wadu
noa Woun Meu Colombia Waumeo, Waun Meo, Waunana, Woun Meo, Wounaan, Wounaan Meu, Chanco, Chocama, Noanama, Noenama, Nonama, Wounmeu
wud Wudu Togo  
wlu Wuliwuli Australia  
wux Wulna Australia  
bqm Wumboko Cameroon Bamboko, Bambuku, Bomboko, Bumboko, Mboko, Womboko
wum Wumbvu Gabon Aka, Baaka, Babinga, Bambendjele, Bambenga, Beka, Biaka, Pygmy, Wumvu, Wumbu
ywm Wumeng Yi    
wub Wunambal Australia Jeidji, Jeithi, Unambal, Wumnabal, Wunambullu, Yeidji, Yeithi
wnn Wunumara Australia Oonoomurra, Quippen-bura, Unamara, Woonamurra, Woonomurra, Wunamara
wur Wurrugu Australia  
bse Wushi Cameroon Babessi, Cho’ Wushike, Pesii, Sii, Vesi
wsi Wusi Vanuatu Wusi-Kerepua
wut Wutung Papua New Guinea Udung
wuh Wutunhua China Ngandehua, Sanggaixiong, Wutong, Wutun
wuv Wuvulu-Aua Papua New Guinea Aua-Viwulu, Viwulu-Aua
udl Wuzlam Cameroon Mizlime, Ouldeme, Udlam, Uldeme, Uzam, Uzlam
wya Wyandot United States Wendat, Wyandotte, Wyendat
wym Wymysorys Poland Wilamowicean

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