Language Support

The Translation API's recognition engine supports a wide variety of languages. These languages are specified within a recognition request using language code parameters as noted on this page. Most language code parameters conform to ISO-639-1 identifiers, except where noted.

A complete list of supported language tags are shown below. As new languages are added to the Translation API, this list will be updated.

Language ISO-639-1 Code
Afrikaans af
Albanian sq
Amharic am
Arabic ar
Armenian hy
Azeerbaijani az
Basque eu
Belarusian be
Bengali bn
Bosnian bs
Bulgarian bg
Catalan ca
Cebuano ceb (ISO-639-2)
Chichewa ny
Chinese (Simplified) zh-CN (BCP-47)
Chinese (Traditional) zh-TW (BCP-47)
Corsican co
Croatian hr
Czech cs
Danish da
Dutch nl
English en
Esperanto eo
Estonian et
Filipino tl
Finnish fi
French fr
Frisian fy
Galician gl
Georgian ka
German de
Greek el
Gujarati gu
Haitian Creole ht
Hausa ha
Hawaiian haw (ISO-639-2)
Hebrew iw
Hindi hi
Hmong hmn (ISO-639-2)
Hungarian hu
Icelandic is
Igbo ig
Indonesian id
Irish ga
Italian it
Japanese ja
Javanese jw
Kannada kn
Kazakh kk
Khmer km
Korean ko
Kurdish ku
Kyrgyz ky
Lao lo
Latin la
Latvian lv
Lithuanian lt
Luxembourgish lb
Macedonian mk
Malagasy mg
Malay ms
Malayalam ml
Maltese mt
Maori mi
Marathi mr
Mongolian mn
Burmese my
Nepali ne
Norwegian no
Pashto ps
Persian fa
Polish pl
Portuguese pt
Punjabi ma
Romanian ro
Russian ru
Samoan sm
Scots Gaelic gd
Serbian sr
Sesotho st
Shona sn
Sindhi sd
Sinhala si
Slovak sk
Slovenian sl
Somali so
Spanish es
Sundanese su
Swahili sw
Swedish sv
Tajik tg
Tamil ta
Telugu te
Thai th
Turkish tr
Ukrainian uk
Urdu ur
Uzbek uz
Vietnamese vi
Welsh cy
Xhosa xh
Yiddish yi
Yoruba yo
Zulu zu

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