Reserved Translator Codes

These four-byte codes are used in the translator code sub-field of a filename. This table is from Access to Insight which maintains the list.

Code Translator Identifying info
agga Aggacitta Bhikkhu Received higher ordination at Mahasi Meditation Centre, Rangoon, Myanmar, in 1979.
agku Aggacitta Bhikkhu & Kumara Bhikkhu Translations done jointly by these two individuals.
amar Amaravati Sangha Any of the monks or nuns affiliated with the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, England.
bodh Bodhi, Bhikkhu b. Jeffrey Block in New York City, 1944.
bpit Burmese Pitaka Association Ven. Dr. Ashin Candasiri, Mahaganthavacakapandita (Asst. Rector, Sitagu International Buddhist Academy, Sagaing Hills, Sagaing, Myanmar), by way of Vilasa Bhikkhu.
budd Buddharakkhita, Ven. Acharya Founder of the Maha Bodhi Society in Bangalore, India.
chlm Chalmers, Robert b. 18 August 1858 (where?).
edmn Edmunds, Albert J. ???
faus Michael Viggo Fausbøll 1821-1908 Professor of Sanskrit in Copenhagen.
hare Hare, E.M. b. 4 March 1893 (where?).
harv Harvey, Peter Now at the School of Social and International Studies, University of Sunderland, Sunderland SR2 7EE, UK. (jtb 070328).
heck Hecker, Hellmuth ???
hekh Hecker, Hellmuth & Khema, Ayya (Group) Translations done jointly by both individuals. (Hecker: Pali to German; Khema: German to English).
horn Horner, I.B. b. in Walthamstow, England, 1896; d. 1981.
irel Ireland, John D. b. in London, 1932; d. 1998.
jnss Johansson, Rune E.A. b. Sweden (when?); d. (when?). Author: The Dynamic Psychology of Early Buddhism; Pali Buddhist Texts: An Introductory Reader and Grammar (1998).
kant Kantasilo Bhikkhu ???
kell John Kelly b. 1952.
khan Khantipalo Bhikkhu b. Laurence Mills, 1932 (where?).
khem Khema, Ayya b. Ilse Kussel in Berlin, 1923; d. 1997.
ksw0 John Kelly, Sue Sawyer, & Victoria Wareham (Group) Translations done jointly by these three individuals.
kuma Kumara Bhikkhu b. Liew Chin Leag in Malaysia, 1972.
lupt Lupton, Walter James b. 1871; d. 1955 (?dates unconfirmed?).
mend Dr. N.K.G. Mendis b. (when?) Sri Lanka.
msyd Mahasi Sayadaw b. Aug 14, 1904 at Seikkhun, Burma; d. Aug 14, 1982.
mulr F. Max Müller 1823-1900. Editor of Sacred Books of the East, translator of the Dhammapada.
nana Ñanananda, Bhikkhu b. in Sri Lanka (year?).
nara Narada Thera b. in Kotahena, Sri Lanka, 1898; d. 1983.
niza Nizamis, Khristos b. Adelaide, South Australia 1961. Independent philosopher, meditator, and scholar.
norm Norman, K.R. Vice-president, Pali Text Society.
ntbb Ñanamoli Thera & Bhikkhu Bodhi (Group) Translations done jointly by these two individuals. (Ñanamoli: Pali to English; Bodhi: Pali to English & editor.)
nymo Ñanamoli Thera b. Osbert Moore in England, 1905; d. 1960.
nypo Nyanaponika Thera b. Siegmund Feniger in Germany, 1901; d. 1994.
nysa Nyanasatta Thera b. in Czechoslovakia (year?).
nyva Ñanavara Thera Born Harold Edward Musson, 1920, Aldershot, England, a.k.a. Somdet Phra Buddhaghosacariya (where? year?)
olds Olds, Michael b. USA 1941; writing from New York and Los Altos. AKA 'Obo'.
olen Olendzki, Andrew Executive director of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies.
piya Piyadassi Thera b. Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1914; d. 1998.
pnji Punnaji, Mahathera Madewela b. Sri Lanka (when?); recommended by M.O.
rdho Rhys Davids, T.W. and Hermann Oldenberg  
rhyc Rhys Davids, C.A.F. b. Caroline Augusta Foley in Wadhurst, England, 1857; d. 1942
rhyt Rhys Davids, T.W. b. in Colchester, England, 1843; d. Chipstead, England 1922.
soma Soma Thera b. Victor Emmanuel Perera Pulle in Sri Lanka, 1898; d. 1960.
soni Soni, R.L. Resided in Mandalay, Burma in the 1950's.
stor Story, Francis b. in England 1910; d. 1972.
than Thanissaro Bhikkhu b. Geoffrey DeGraff in USA, 1949.
upal Upalavanna, Sister 1886-1982 Born Else Buchcholz, Hamburg, Germany.
vaji Vajira, Sister b. in Germany.
vaka Ñanavara Thera & Kantasilo Bhikkhu (Group) Translations done jointly by these two individuals.
wlsh Walshe, Maurice O'Connor b. in London 1911; d. 1998.
wood Woodward, F.L. b. 1871; d. 1952.
wrrn Warren, Henry Clarke b. in Boston 1854; d. 1899. (Recommended by M.O. 060719.)
yaho Yahoo! Pali Group (Group) Translations done jointly by participants of the Yahoo! Pali Group, an online forum.