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Add monolingual language code tnq (Taíno) and car (Kalinago)
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Please add the language code tnq (ISO 639-3) and car (ISO 639-2) to list of language codes supported for monolingual text values.

usage example: native label (P1705) of https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q766
language item: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q5232952

thanks

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@Mbch331 As far as I can tell from the Wikipedia article Taíno never had a written language before it went extinct, so I'm not sure what would be put into these monolingual properties? And the code "car" is apparently for the modern-day Carib language, which doesn't go by Kalinago?

@jhsoby Maybe @MassiveEartha can tell more? That user requested the languages.

MassiveEartha added a comment.EditedMon, Sep 2, 10:42 AM

@jhsoby @Mbch331 I want to give the Caribbean islands, locations and peoples their native names (P1705) on Wikidata and label them with appropriate language code. European colonisers recorded the languages spoken in the Caribbean and there is a significant body of research to cite for the languages requested.