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muu Yaaku Kenya Mogogodo, Mukogodo, Mukoquodo, Siegu, Yaakua, Yiaku, Yiakunte ("Ndorobo", "Ntorobo")
ybn Yabaâna Brazil Jabaana, Yabarana
yar Yabarana Venezuela Yauarana, Yawarana
jae Yabem Papua New Guinea Jabem, Jabim, Laulabu, Yabim
ybm Yaben Papua New Guinea  
ybo Yabong Papua New Guinea  
yxy Yabula Yabula Australia Jabalajabala, Jabulajabula, Maraban, Maragan, Moiraduban, Moitheriban, Ngarrimowro, Owanguttha, Pallaganmiddah, Panggarang, Waningotbun, Yabala-Yabala, Yoorta, Yurt
ekr Yace Nigeria Ekpari, Iyace, Yache, Yatye
rys Yaeyama Japan Yayeyama
yxg Yagara Australia Biriin, Cateebil, Jagara, Jagarabal, Jagera, Jergarbal, Jinibara, Ninghi, Terabul, Tor-bul, Turibul, Turrbal, Turrubal, Turrubul, Turubul, Yackarabul, Yaggara, Yerongban, Yeronghan, Yerongpan, Yugg-ari, Yuggara
ygr Yagaria Papua New Guinea  
yai Yagnobi Tajikistan Soghdi, Yaghnabi, Yaghnobi, Yaghnubi, Yagnabi, Yagnob, Yagnubi
ygm Yagomi Papua New Guinea  
yad Yagua Peru Llagua, Nijyamii, Nijyamïï Nikyejaada, Yahua, Yava, Yegua
ygw Yagwoia Papua New Guinea Kokwaiyakwa, Yeghuye
ner Yahadian Indonesia Jahadian, Nerigo, Yabin Yahadian
rhp Yahang Papua New Guinea Ruruhi’ip, Ruruhip, Ya’unk
ynu Yahuna Colombia Yayuna, Yaúna
axk Yaka (Central African Republic) Central African Republic Aka, Beká, Nyoyaka, Pygmée de Mongoumba, Pygmée de la Lobaye, Pygmées de la Sanghas, Babinga, Beka, Binga, Mòáka, Yaka ("Babinga", "Bambenga")
iyx Yaka (Congo) Congo Iyaka, West Teke, Yaa
yaf Yaka (Democratic Republic of Congo) Democratic Republic of the Congo Iaca, Iaka, Iyaka, Kiyaka
ykk Yakaikeke Papua New Guinea Iakaikeke
yak Yakama United States Ichishkíin, Waptailmim, Yakima
yka Yakan Philippines Yacan
ybh Yakha Nepal Yakha, Yakkha Ceya, Yakkhaba, Dewansala, Yakkhaba Cea, Yakkhaba Sala, Yakthomba
yky Yakoma Central African Republic  
sah Yakut Russian Federation Sakha, Yakut-Sakha
yba Yala Nigeria Iyala
jal Yalahatan Indonesia Atamanu, Awaiya, Jahalatan, Jahalatane
xyl Yalakalore   Yalakalodu
ylr Yalarnnga Australia Jalanga, Yalarrnga, Yelina, Yellanga, Yellunga
nce Yale Papua New Guinea Nagatiman, Nagatman, Yade, Yarë
kkl Yale, Kosarek Indonesia In-lom, Kosarek, Wanam, Yale-Kosarek
ylb Yaleba Papua New Guinea Aisana
yli Yali, Angguruk Indonesia Angguruk, Northern Yali, Yalimo
nlk Yali, Ninia Indonesia Jaly, Jalè, Ninia, North Ngalik, Southern Yali, Yali Selatan
yac Yali, Pass Valley Indonesia Abendago, North Ngalik, Pass Valley, Western Yali, Yaly
yal Yalunka Guinea Dialonke, Djallonke, Dyalonke, Jalonke, Jalunga, Jalunga xuwiina’, Jalungas, Yalunke, Jalunganéé, Yalunka, Kjalonke, Dialonké, Jalonké
yag Yámana Chile Háusi Kúta, Yahgan, Tequenica, Yaghan, Yagán
ymp Yamap Papua New Guinea  
yam Yamba Cameroon Bebaroe, Boenga Ko, Kakayamba, Mbem, Mbubem, Muzok, Swe’nga ("Kaka")
ymb Yambes Papua New Guinea  
yat Yambeta Cameroon Njambeta, Yambetta
jmd Yamdena Indonesia Jamden, Jamdena, Tanemprar lirin
yme Yameo Peru  
tao Yami China–Taiwan Botel Tabago, Botel Tobago, Lanyu, Pongso no Tao, Tao, Tawu
yaa Yaminahua Peru Jaminawa, Yamanawa, Yaminawa, Jaminawá, Yamináwa, Yuminahua
ymg Yamongeri Democratic Republic of the Congo Yamongiri
yma Yamphe   Newahang Yamphe, Yakkhaba, Yamphe Kha, Yamphu
ybi Yamphu Nepal Yamphe, Yamphu Kha, Yamphu Rai
lrr Yamphu, Southern Nepal Lohorong, Lohrung, Lohrung Khap, Lohrung Khate, Southern Lohorung, Southern Lorung, Yakkhaba Lorung, Yamphu
jay Yan-nhangu Australia Gokulu mana dhanguny’ bulthun, Jarnango, Nangu, Yanangu
yhs Yan-nhaŋu Sign Language Australia YNSL
ynn Yana    
yda Yanda Australia Janda, Yunda
xyb Yandjibara Australia  
ynd Yandruwandha Australia Innamincka
ame Yanesha' Peru Amagues, Amagé, Amajé, Amajó, Amoishe, Amueixa, Amuese, Amuesha, Amueshua, Amuetamo, Lorenzo, Omagé
yav Yangben Cameroon Central Yambassa, Kalong, Nuasue, Nukalonge, Yambassa
ybd Yangbye   Yanbe, Yanbye, Yangye
ynh Yangho   Bayongho, Miyangho, Yongho
bsx Yangkam Nigeria Bashar, Basharawa, Bashiri, Yankam
jng Yangman Australia Dagoman, Jungman
yng Yango Democratic Republic of the Congo Gbendere
ynl Yangulam Papua New Guinea  
yde Yangum Dey Papua New Guinea  
ygl Yangum Gel Papua New Guinea  
ymo Yangum Mon Papua New Guinea Aiku, Malek, Menandon, Minendon
kdd Yankunytjatjara Australia Jangkundjara, Kulpantja, Southern Luritja, Yankunjtjatjarra, Yankuntatjara
wca Yanomámi Brazil Parahuri, Surara, Waicá, Waiká, Xurima, Yanoam, Yanomam, Yanomamé
guu Yanomamö Venezuela Guaharibo, Guaica, Shaathari, Shamatri, Yanomae, Yanomami, Cobari Kobali, Cobariwa, Guajaribo, Shamatari, Yanomame
yns Yansi Democratic Republic of the Congo Eyansi, Eyanzi, Kiyanzi, Yans, Yanzi
jao Yanyuwa Australia Aniula, Anula, Anyula, Janjula, Leeanuwa, Wadiri, Yanula, Yanyula
yao Yao Malawi Achawa, Adsawa, Adsoa, Ajawa, Ayao, Ayawa, Ayo, Chiyao, Ciyao, Djao, Haiao, Hiao, Hyao, Jao, Veiao, Wajao, Yawo, Hajao, Kihiau, Kihyao, Kiyao, Chichawa
yre Yaouré Côte d’Ivoire Yaure, Yohowré, Youré
yap Yapese Micronesia  
yev Yapunda Papua New Guinea Reiwo, Yeri
jaq Yaqay Indonesia Jakai, Jaqai, Mapi, Sohur, Yaqai
yaq Yaqui Mexico Hiak-nooki, Yoeme
yrw Yarawata Papua New Guinea  
yxl Yardliyawarra Australia Aluri, Alury, Arabatura, Arkabatura, Jadliaura, Jadlijawara, Jadloori, Yadliaura, Yadlikowera, Yadliura, Yadliyawarra, Yadlouri, Yaldikowera, Yardliwarra
yrb Yareba Papua New Guinea Middle Musa
yri Yarí    
yry Yarluyandi Australia Jeljujendi, Yarleeyandee, Yelyuyendi
yro Yaroamë Brazil Jawari, Yawari
yrs Yarsun Indonesia  
yko Yasa Cameroon Bongwe, Iyasa, Lyaasa, Maasa, Yassa, Lyassa
ysc Yassic    
yty Yatay Australia Iataj
yuw Yau (Morobe Province) Papua New Guinea Uruwa
yyu Yau (Sandaun Province) Papua New Guinea  
yla Yaul Papua New Guinea  
yax Yauma Angola  
jau Yaur Indonesia Jaur
yvt Yavitero Venezuela Paraene
yva Yawa Indonesia Mantembu, Mora, Turu, Unat, Yapanani, Yava, Yawa Unat
yaw Yawalapití Brazil Jaulapiti, Yaulapiti
ywn Yawanawa Brazil Iauanauá, Jawanaua, Yahuanahua
yww Yawarawarga Australia  
yby Yaweyuha Papua New Guinea Yabiyufa, Yawiyuha
jbw Yawijibaya Australia Bergalgu, Jadjiba, Jadjibaia, Jaudji-Bara, Jaudjibaia, Jaudjibara, Jawadjag, Jawdjibaia, Jawdjibara, Jawdjobara, Jawutjubar, Winjawindjagu, Yaudjibaia, Yaudjibara, Yaujibaia, Yawjibara, Yawjibarra
ybx Yawiyo Papua New Guinea Yabio
ywr Yawuru Australia Jaudjibara, Jawadjag, Jawdjibaia, Jawdjibara, Winjawindjagu, Yaudijbaia, Yaudjibara, Yawjibara
xya Yaygir Australia Jeigir, Jungai, Yegera, Yiegera, Youngai
yah Yazgulyam Tajikistan Iazgulem, Yazghulomi, Yazgulam, Yazgulyami, Yuzdomi zavég
jei Yei Indonesia Je, Jei, Yei-Nan, Yey
ets Yekhee Nigeria Afenmai, Etsako, Etsakor, Iyekhee ("Kukuruku")
ykr Yekora Papua New Guinea  
yel Yela Democratic Republic of the Congo Boyela, Kutu
yle Yele Papua New Guinea Rossel, Yela, Yelejong, Yeletnye, Yelidnye, Yélî Dnye
jel Yelmek Indonesia Jab, Jabsch, Jelmek, Jelmik
ylg Yelogu Papua New Guinea Buiamanambu, Kaunga
ybb Yemba Cameroon Atsang-Bangwa, Bafou, Bamileke-Yemba, Dschang, Tchang
jnj Yemsa Ethiopia Yem ("Janjerinya", "Janjero", "Janjor", "Yangaro", "Zinjero")
yen Yendang   Nyandang, Yandang, Yendam, Yundum
ynq Yendang Nigeria Kuseki, Nya Korok, Nya Yendang, Nyandang, Yadang, Yandang, Yendam, Yundum
yei Yeni Cameroon  
yec Yeniche Germany German Travellers, Jenisch, Yenishe
cbm Yepocapa Southwestern Cakchiquel   Yepocapa Southwestern Cakchiquel
yra Yerakai Papua New Guinea Yerekai
gop Yeretuar Indonesia Goni, Umar, Umari
yrn Yerong China Ban Yao, Da Ia, Daban Yao, Eastern Buyang, Guangxi Buyang, Ia Hrong, Iron Yao, Khyung Buyang, Liu Yao, Napo Buyang, Six Yao, Tie Yao, Tu Yao Indigenous Yao, Yalang, Yang Khyung, Yerong Buyang
yeu Yerukula India Erukala, Eruku Bhasha, Korava, Korchi, Kurru Bhasha, Kurutha, Yarukula, Yerkula, Yerukala, Yerukala-Korava, Yerukla, Yerukula-Bhasha
yss Yessan-Mayo Papua New Guinea Maio-Yesan, Mayo-Yesan, Yasyin, Yesan
yet Yetfa Indonesia Biaksi, Biksi, Inisine
yej Yevanic Israel Judeo-Greek, Yevanitika
yey Yeyi Botswana Ciyei, Seyei, Seyeyi, Shiyeyi, Siyei, Yeei, Yei ("Koba", "Kuba", "Sekoba")
yix Yi, Axi China Ahi, Axibo, Axipo
ylo Yi, Naluo China Aluo Naluo, Gan Yi, Laluo, Naruo, Shui Yi, Shuitian
ywq Yi, Wuding-Luquan China Black Yi, Dian Dongbei Yi, Hei Yi, Nasu, Nasupho, Wu-Lu Yi
yid Yiddish Israel  
yds Yiddish Sign Language    
ydd Yiddish, Eastern Ukraine Judeo-German, Yiddish
yih Yiddish, Western Germany Judeo-German, Yiddish, Yidish
ydg Yidgha Pakistan Lutkuhwar, Yidga, Yudga, Yudgha
yii Yidiny Australia Boolboora, Deba, Eneby, Gerrah, Gijow, Gillah, Guwamal, Idin Idindji, Idin-Wudjar, Idinji, Indindji, Jidindji, Kitba, Maimbie, Mungera Ohalo, Pegullo-Bura, Warra-Warra, Warryboora, Woggil, Yetinji, Yiddinji, Yidin, Yidindji, Yidini, Yitintyi, Yukkaburra
yll Yil Papua New Guinea  
yee Yimas Papua New Guinea  
yin Yinchia Myanmar Ban Roi, Liang Sek, Ranei, Red Riang, Riang Saek, Riang Sak, Striped Karen, Yang, Yang Lai, Yin Kya, Yinchia, Yinja
yij Yindjibarndi Australia Jindjibandi, Yinjtjipartnti
yil Yindjilandji Australia Bularnu, Dhidhanu, Injdjiladji
pib Yine Peru Chontaquiro, Contaquiro, Pira, Pirro, Simiranch ("Piro", "Simirinche")
yia Yinggarda Australia Ingara, Ingarda, Ingarra, Ingarrah, Inggarda, Inparra, Jinggarda, Kakarakala, Yingkarta
yib Yinglish    
ywg Yinhawangka Australia Inawangga, Inawonga, Inawongga, Nalawonga, Ngalawonga, Ngalawongga, Ngarla-warngga, Ngaunmardi, Ninanu
ygi Yiningayi Australia Iningai, Iningayi, Inningai, Mootaburra, Moothaburra, Muta-bura, Muttaburra, Tateburra, Terreburra, Yiningay
kvy Yintale Myanmar Taliak, Yangatalet, Yangtadai, Yintale Karen, Yintalet
yxm Yinwum Australia Yeemwoom
byr Yipma Papua New Guinea Barua, Baruya
yiy Yir Yoront   Gwandera, Jir Joront, Kokomindjen, Mandjoen, Millera, Mind’jana, Mundjun, Myunduno, Yir Yiront
yyr Yir Yoront Australia Jir Joront, Jir’jorond, Jirjiront, Koka-mungin, Koko-majoen, KokoMandjoen, KokoMindjin, KokoMinjen, Kokomindjan, Kokomindjen, Kokominjan, Mandjoen, Mind’jana, Mundjun, Yir Yiront, Yir Yoront, Yir-yiront
ljw Yirandali Australia Dal-leyburra, Dalebura, Irendely, Pooroga, Yerrundulli, Yerrunthully
yrm Yirrk-Mel Australia Kok-Cel, Kok-Wap, Yir Mel, Yirmel, Yirr-Mel, Yirr-Thangell, Yirrk-Thangalki
yis Yis Papua New Guinea  
xth Yitha Yitha Australia Eetha-eetha, Eethee Eethee, Eethie-eethie, Ita-ita, Ithi-ithi, Iti-iti, Tjuop, Yetho, Yit-tha, Yitsa
yob Yoba Papua New Guinea  
yog Yogad Philippines  
ydk Yoidik Papua New Guinea  
yki Yoke Indonesia Bitovondo, Jauke, Pauwi, Yauke, Yoki
yok Yokuts United States  
yol Yola    
ygs Yolŋu Sign Language Australia Hands in action
pil Yom Benin Kpilakpila, Pila, Pilapila
yom Yombe Democratic Republic of the Congo Bayombe, Ibinda, Iombe, Kiombi, Kiyombe, Ciyoombe, Yoombe, Kiyoombi
yoi Yonaguni Japan  
yno Yong Thailand Nyong
yon Yongkom Papua New Guinea Yonggom, Yongom
yut Yopno Papua New Guinea Yupna
mts Yora Peru Manu Park Panoan, Nahua, Parquenahua, Yoranahua, Yura
yox Yoron Japan  
xyy Yorta Yorta Australia Arramouro, Bangerang, Gunbowerooranditchgoole, Gunbowers, Jotijota, Kwart Kwart, Moira, Ngarrimouro, Ngarrimowro, Unungun, Wol-Lithiga, Woollathura, Yoorta, Yota Yota
yor Yoruba Nigeria Yariba, Yooba, Yorùbá, Èdè Yorùbá
yos Yos   Yo, Yote
yot Yotti Nigeria Wonkorok, Yoti
ytw Yout Wam Papua New Guinea  
yoy Yoy Thailand Dioi, Jui, Yoi, Yooi, Yooy
nua Yuanga New Caledonia Bonde, Gomen, Juanga, Nua, Nyua, Nyuaanga, Thuanga, Yuaanga, Yuaga, Zwanga
yym Yuanjiang-Mojiang Yi    
msd Yucatec Maya Sign Language Mexico Chican Sign Language, LSChicana, Lengua de Señas Chicana, Lenguaje Manual Maya, MSL, Maya Sign Language, Mayan Sign Language, Nohya Sign Language ("Lengua Mímica Maya")
yuc Yuchi United States Uchean
ycn Yucuna Colombia Matapi, Yucuna-Matapi, Yukuna
yug Yug Russian Federation Sym-Ket, Yugh
yub Yugambal Australia Jugumbir, Jukamba, Manaldjali, Minjanbal, Ngarrbal, Ngarrubul, Yugabeh, Yugambeh, Yugumbal
yuu Yugh   Yug
ysl Yugoslavian Sign Language Serbia SZJ, Slovenian Sign Language, Slovenski Znakovni Jezik, Yugoslavian Sign Language
ygu Yugul Australia Jokul, Yikil, Yikul, Yookala, Yookil, Yookull, Yukul
yuy Yugur, East China Eastern Yogor, Enge’er, Enger, Shera Yogur, Shira Yugur, Yogor, Yugar, Yugu, Yögur
ybe Yugur, West China Sari Yogur, Sarig, Sary-Uighur, Sarygh Uygur, Ya Lu, Yellow Uighur, Yugu, Yuku
yab Yuhup Brazil Makú-Yahup, Yahup, Yahup Makú, Yuhupdeh, Yëhup ("Maku")
ykg Yukaghir, Northern Russian Federation Jukagir, Northern Yukagir, Odul, Tundra, Tundre, Wadul, Yukagir
yux Yukaghir, Southern Russian Federation Forest Yukagir, Jukagir, Kolym, Kolyma, Odul, Southern Yukagir, Yukagir
yuk Yuki United States  
yup Yukpa Colombia Carib Motilón, Macoíta, Northern Motilón, Yuco, Yucpa, Yuko, Yupa, Manso
ybl Yukuben Nigeria Ayikiben, Balaabe, Balaaben, Boritsu, Gohum, Nyikobe, Nyikuben, Uuhum, Uuhum-Gigi, Oohum, Uhumkhegi, Uhumkiji
yul Yulu Central African Republic Youlou
esu Yupik, Central United States Central Alaskan Yupik
ess Yupik, Central Siberian United States Asiatic Yupik, Bering Strait, Eskimo, Siberian Yupik, Yoit, Yuit, Yuitsky, Yuk, Yupik, Bering Strait Yupik, Saint Lawrence Island Eskimo
ynk Yupik, Naukan Russian Federation Naukan, Naukanski, Nevuqaq
ems Yupik, Pacific Gulf United States Aleut, Alutiiq, Chugach Eskimo, Koniag-Chugach, Pacific Yupik, South Alaska Eskimo, Sugcestun, Sugpiak Eskimo, Sugpiaq Eskimo, Suk
ysr Yupik, Sirenik Russian Federation Old Sirenik, Sirenik, Sirenikski, Vuteen
yuq Yuqui Bolivia Bia, Yuki
yuz Yuracare Bolivia Yura, Yurakaré
rts Yurats    
yur Yurok United States  
ljx Yuru Australia Arwur-angkana, Euronbba, Mal Mal, Malmal, South Murri
yui Yurutí Colombia Juruti, Juruti-Tapuia, Luruty-Tapuya, Wajiaraye, Yuriti-Tapuia, Juriti, Juriti-Tapuia, Patsoka, Totsoca, Wadzana, Waijiara masa-wadyana, Waikana, Waimasá, Wayhara, Yuriti, Yuruti, Yuruti-Tapuya, Yurutiye
yau Yuwana Venezuela Chicano, Chikano, Hoti, Jodi, Joti, Waruwaru, Yoana, Yuana
yxu Yuyu Australia Eramwir-rangu, Eraweerung, Erawiruck, Jeraruk, Jirau, Juju, Meru, Pomp-malkie, Rankbirit, Willoo, Wilu, Yerraruck, Yiran, Yirau, You-you
gek Ywom Nigeria Gerka, Gerkanchi, Gerkawa, Gurka, Yiwom

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