ISO-639-3 code for Morlakian is ruo .
In fact it is code for Istroromanian , which is only living dialect of Morlakian speech.
Istro Romanians are descedants of Morlachs which are settled in Istria by Venice goverment after Candian war. In year 1857. there were 40000 Morlachs in Istria and 144 000 in Dalmatia , but Dalmatian Morlachs are slavicised by Austro - Hungarian and Yugoslavian rule.
In 1910 there were 2100 Morlachs around cities of Livno and Grahovo , today in Bosnia , but they are exterminated by communist yugoslavian government after WW2.
Today there are not any speaker of pure Morlakian dialect in Dalmatia , but in Istria there are about 2000 of them. There are also some speakers of some morlakian dialects on island of Krk.
Morlachs are today called "Ćići" ,"Ćiribirci" , or "Vlahi".
Name Morlach came from "Mor" which means "Great" and Vlach , Mor Vlach.