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Language Code identifiers

Joachim Metz edited this page Sep 28, 2014 · 3 revisions

The Language Code Identifier (LCID) structure

This structure is 32-bits of size and consists of:

offset size value description

0.0 (LSB)

16 bits

Language identifier

2.0

4 bits

Sort order

2.4

12 bits

Reserved

Sort Order

Value Identifier Description

0x00

SORT_CHINESE_BIG5

Chinese BIG5 order

0x00

SORT_CHINESE_PRCP

PRC Chinese phonetic order

0x00

SORT_DEFAULT

Default sort order

0x00

SORT_GEORGIAN_TRADITIONAL

Georgian traditional order

0x00

SORT_HUNGARIAN_DEFAULT

Hungarian default order

0x00

SORT_JAPANESE_XJIS

Japanese XJIS order

0x00

SORT_KOREAN_KSC

Korean KSC order

0x01

SORT_CHINESE_UNICODE

Chinese Unicode order

0x01

SORT_GEORGIAN_MODERN

Georgian modern order

0x01

SORT_GERMAN_PHONE_BOOK

German phone book order

0x01

SORT_HUNGARIAN_TECHNICAL

Hungarian technical order

0x01

SORT_JAPANESE_UNICODE

Japanese Unicode order

0x01

SORT_KOREAN_UNICODE

Korean Unicode order

0x02

SORT_CHINESE_PRC

PRC Chinese stroke count order

0x03

SORT_CHINESE_BOPOMOFO

Traditional Chinese Bopomofo order

0x04

SORT_CHINESE_RADICALSTROKE

Chinese radical/stroke order

0x04

SORT_JAPANESE_RADICALSTROKE

Japanese radical/stroke sort order

Language identifiers

The IETF language tags are defined by Best Current Practice (BCP) 47, which is currently Request for Comments (RFC) 4646 and 4647.

A database of the language identifiers is maintained by IANA.

0x0000 - 0x00ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x0001

ar

Arabic

0x0002

bg

Bulgarian

0x0003

ca

Catalan

0x0004

zh-Hans

Chinese, Han (Simplified variant)

0x0005

cs

Czech

0x0006

da

Danish

0x0007

de

German

0x0008

el

Modern Greek (1453 and later)

0x0009

en

English

0x000a

es

Spanish

0x000b

fi

Finnish

0x000c

fr

French

0x000d

he

Hebrew

0x000e

hu

Hungarian

0x000f

is

Icelandic

0x0010

it

Italian

0x0011

ja

Japanese

0x0012

ko

Korean

0x0013

nl

Dutch

0x0014

no

Norwegian

0x0015

pl

Polish

0x0016

pt

Portuguese

0x0017

rm

Romansh

0x0018

ro

Romanian

0x0019

ru

Russian

0x001a

hr

Croatian

0x001b

sk

Slovak

0x001c

sq

Albanian

0x001d

sv

Swedish

0x001e

th

Thai

0x001f

tr

Turkish

0x0020

ur

Urdu

0x0021

id

Indonesian

0x0022

uk

Ukrainian

0x0023

be

Belarusian

0x0024

sl

Slovenian

0x0025

et

Estonian

0x0026

lv

Latvian

0x0027

lt

Lithuanian

0x0028

tg

Tajik

0x0029

fa

Persian

0x002a

vi

Vietnamese

0x002b

hy

Armenian

0x002c

az

Azerbaijani

0x002d

eu

Basque

0x002e

hsb

Upper Sorbian

0x002f

mk

Macedonian

0x0032

tn

Tswana

0x0034

xh

Xhosa

0x0035

zu

Zulu

0x0036

af

Afrikaans

0x0037

ka

Georgian

0x0038

fo

Faroese

0x0039

hi

Hindi

0x003a

mt

Maltese

0x003b

se

Northern Sami

0x003c

ga

Irish

0x003e

ms

Malay (macrolanguage)

0x003f

kk

Kazakh

0x0040

ky

Kirghiz

0x0041

sw

Swahili (macrolanguage)

0x0042

tk

Turkmen

0x0043

uz

Uzbek

0x0044

tt

Tatar

0x0045

bn

Bengali

0x0046

pa

Panjabi

0x0047

gu

Gujarati

0x0048

or

Oriya

0x0049

ta

Tamil

0x004a

te

Telugu

0x004b

kn

Kannada

0x004c

ml

Malayalam

0x004d

as

Assamese

0x004e

mr

Marathi

0x004f

sa

Sanskrit

0x0050

mn

Mongolian

0x0051

bo

Tibetan

0x0052

cy

Welsh

0x0053

km

Central Khmer

0x0054

lo

Lao

0x0056

gl

Galician

0x0057

kok

Konkani (macrolanguage)

0x005a

syr

Syriac

0x005b

si

Sinhala

0x005d

iu

Inuktitut

0x005e

am

Amharic

0x005f

tzm

Central Atlas Tamazight

0x0061

ne

Nepali

0x0062

fy

Western Frisian

0x0063

ps

Pushto

0x0064

fil

Filipino

0x0065

dv

Dhivehi

0x0068

ha

Hausa

0x006a

yo

Yoruba

0x006b

quz

Cusco Quechua

0x006c

nso

Pedi

0x006d

ba

Bashkir

0x006e

lb

Luxembourgish

0x006f

kl

Kalaallisut

0x0070

ig

Igbo

0x0078

ii

Sichuan Yi

0x007a

arn

Mapudungun

0x007c

moh

Mohawk

0x007e

br

Breton

0x0080

ug

Uighur

0x0081

mi

Maori

0x0082

oc

Occitan (post 1500)

0x0083

co

Corsican

0x0084

gsw

Swiss German

0x0085

sah

Yakut

0x0086

qut

Guatemala

0x0087

rw

Kinyarwanda

0x0088

wo

Wolof

0x008c

prs

Dari

0x0091

gd

Scottish Gaelic

0x0400 - 0x04ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x0401

ar-SA

Arabic, Saudi Arabia

0x0402

bg-BG

Bulgarian, Bulgaria

0x0403

ca-ES

Catalan, Spain

0x0404

zh-TW

Chinese, Taiwan, Province of China

0x0405

cs-CZ

Czech, Czech Republic

0x0406

da-DK

Danish, Denmark

0x0407

de-DE

German, Germany

0x0408

el-GR

Modern Greek (1453-), Greece

0x0409

en-US

English, United States

0x040a

es-ES_tradnl

Spanish

0x040b

fi-FI

Finnish, Finland

0x040c

fr-FR

French, France

0x040d

he-IL

Hebrew, Israel

0x040e

hu-HU

Hungarian, Hungary

0x040f

is-IS

Icelandic, Iceland

0x0410

it-IT

Italian, Italy

0x0411

ja-JP

Japanese, Japan

0x0412

ko-KR

Korean, Republic of Korea

0x0413

nl-NL

Dutch, Netherlands

0x0414

nb-NO

Norwegian Bokmål, Norway

0x0415

pl-PL

Polish, Poland

0x0416

pt-BR

Portuguese, Brazil

0x0417

rm-CH

Romansh, Switzerland

0x0418

ro-RO

Romanian, Romania

0x0419

ru-RU

Russian, Russian Federation

0x041a

hr-HR

Croatian, Croatia

0x041b

sk-SK

Slovak, Slovakia

0x041c

sq-AL

Albanian, Albania

0x041d

sv-SE

Swedish, Sweden

0x041e

th-TH

Thai, Thailand

0x041f

tr-TR

Turkish, Turkey

0x0420

ur-PK

Urdu, Pakistan

0x0421

id-ID

Indonesian, Indonesia

0x0422

uk-UA

Ukrainian, Ukraine

0x0423

be-BY

Belarusian, Belarus

0x0424

sl-SI

Slovenian, Slovenia

0x0425

et-EE

Estonian, Estonia

0x0426

lv-LV

Latvian, Latvia

0x0427

lt-LT

Lithuanian, Lithuania

0x0428

tg-Cyrl-TJ

Tajik, Cyrillic, Tajikistan

0x0429

fa-IR

Persian, Islamic Republic of Iran

0x042a

vi-VN

Vietnamese, Viet Nam

0x042b

hy-AM

Armenian, Armenia

0x042c

az-Latn-AZ

Azerbaijani, Latin, Azerbaijan

0x042d

eu-ES

Basque, Spain

0x042e

wen-DE

Sorbian languages, Germany

0x042f

mk-MK

Macedonian, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

0x0430

st-ZA

Southern Sotho, South Africa

0x0431

ts-ZA

Tsonga, South Africa

0x0432

tn-ZA

Tswana, South Africa

0x0433

ven-ZA

South Africa

0x0434

xh-ZA

Xhosa, South Africa

0x0435

zu-ZA

Zulu, South Africa

0x0436

af-ZA

Afrikaans, South Africa

0x0437

ka-GE

Georgian, Georgia

0x0438

fo-FO

Faroese, Faroe Islands

0x0439

hi-IN

Hindi, India

0x043a

mt-MT

Maltese, Malta

0x043b

se-NO

Northern Sami, Norway

0x043e

ms-MY

Malay (macrolanguage), Malaysia

0x043f

kk-KZ

Kazakh, Kazakhstan

0x0440

ky-KG

Kirghiz, Kyrgyzstan

0x0441

sw-KE

Swahili (macrolanguage), Kenya

0x0442

tk-TM

Turkmen, Turkmenistan

0x0443

uz-Latn-UZ

Uzbek, Latin, Uzbekistan

0x0444

tt-RU

Tatar, Russian Federation

0x0445

bn-IN

Bengali, India

0x0446

pa-IN

Panjabi, India

0x0447

gu-IN

Gujarati, India

0x0448

or-IN

Oriya, India

0x0449

ta-IN

Tamil, India

0x044a

te-IN

Telugu, India

0x044b

kn-IN

Kannada, India

0x044c

ml-IN

Malayalam, India

0x044d

as-IN

Assamese, India

0x044e

mr-IN

Marathi, India

0x044f

sa-IN

Sanskrit, India

0x0450

mn-MN

Mongolian, Mongolia

0x0451

bo-CN

Tibetan, China

0x0452

cy-GB

Welsh, United Kingdom

0x0453

km-KH

Central Khmer, Cambodia

0x0454

lo-LA

Lao, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

0x0455

my-MM

Burmese, Myanmar

0x0456

gl-ES

Galician, Spain

0x0457

kok-IN

Konkani (macrolanguage), India

0x0458

mni

Manipuri

0x0459

sd-IN

Sindhi, India

0x045a

syr-SY

Syriac, Syrian Arab Republic

0x045b

si-LK

Sinhala, Sri Lanka

0x045c

chr-US

Cherokee, United States

0x045d

iu-Cans-CA

Inuktitut, Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics, Canada

0x045e

am-ET

Amharic, Ethiopia

0x045f

tmz

Tamanaku

0x0461

ne-NP

Nepali, Nepal

0x0462

fy-NL

Western Frisian, Netherlands

0x0463

ps-AF

Pushto, Afghanistan

0x0464

fil-PH

Filipino, Philippines

0x0465

dv-MV

Dhivehi, Maldives

0x0466

bin-NG

Bini, Nigeria

0x0467

fuv-NG

Nigerian Fulfulde, Nigeria

0x0468

ha-Latn-NG

Hausa, Latin, Nigeria

0x0469

ibb-NG

Ibibio, Nigeria

0x046a

yo-NG

Yoruba, Nigeria

0x046b

quz-BO

Cusco Quechua, Bolivia

0x046c

nso-ZA

Pedi, South Africa

0x046d

ba-RU

Bashkir, Russian Federation

0x046e

lb-LU

Luxembourgish, Luxembourg

0x046f

kl-GL

Kalaallisut, Greenland

0x0470

ig-NG

Igbo, Nigeria

0x0471

kr-NG

Kanuri, Nigeria

0x0472

gaz-ET

West Central Oromo, Ethiopia

0x0473

ti-ER

Tigrinya, Eritrea

0x0474

gn-PY

Guarani, Paraguay

0x0475

haw-US

Hawaiian, United States

0x0477

so-SO

Somali, Somalia

0x0478

ii-CN

Sichuan Yi, China

0x0479

pap-AN

Papiamento, Netherlands Antilles

0x047a

arn-CL

Mapudungun, Chile

0x047c

moh-CA

Mohawk, Canada

0x047e

br-FR

Breton, France

0x0480

ug-CN

Uighur, China

0x0481

mi-NZ

Maori, New Zealand

0x0482

oc-FR

Occitan (post 1500), France

0x0483

co-FR

Corsican, France

0x0484

gsw-FR

Swiss German, France

0x0485

sah-RU

Yakut, Russian Federation

0x0486

qut-GT

Guatemala

0x0487

rw-RW

Kinyarwanda, Rwanda

0x0488

wo-SN

Wolof, Senegal

0x048c

prs-AF

Dari, Afghanistan

0x048d

plt-MG

Plateau Malagasy, Madagascar

0x0491

gd-GB

Scottish Gaelic, United Kingdom

0x0800 - 0x08ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x0801

ar-IQ

Arabic, Iraq

0x0804

zh-CN

Chinese, China

0x0807

de-CH

German, Switzerland

0x0809

en-GB

English, United Kingdom

0x080a

es-MX

Spanish, Mexico

0x080c

fr-BE

French, Belgium

0x0810

it-CH

Italian, Switzerland

0x0813

nl-BE

Dutch, Belgium

0x0814

nn-NO

Norwegian Nynorsk, Norway

0x0816

pt-PT

Portuguese, Portugal

0x0818

ro-MO

Romanian, Macao

0x0819

ru-MO

Russian, Macao

0x081a

sr-Latn-CS

Serbian, Latin, Serbia and Montenegro

0x081d

sv-FI

Swedish, Finland

0x0820

ur-IN

Urdu, India

0x082c

az-Cyrl-AZ

Azerbaijani, Cyrillic, Azerbaijan

0x082e

dsb-DE

Lower Sorbian, Germany

0x083b

se-SE

Northern Sami, Sweden

0x083c

ga-IE

Irish, Ireland

0x083e

ms-BN

Malay (macrolanguage), Brunei Darussalam

0x0843

uz-Cyrl-UZ

Uzbek, Cyrillic, Uzbekistan

0x0845

bn-BD

Bengali, Bangladesh

0x0846

pa-PK

Panjabi, Pakistan

0x0850

mn-Mong-CN

Mongolian, Mongolian, China

0x0851

bo-BT

Tibetan, Bhutan

0x0859

sd-PK

Sindhi, Pakistan

0x085d

iu-Latn-CA

Inuktitut, Latin, Canada

0x085f

tzm-Latn-DZ

Central Atlas Tamazight, Latin, Algeria

0x0861

ne-IN

Nepali, India

0x086b

quz-EC

Cusco Quechua, Ecuador

0x0873

ti-ET

Tigrinya, Ethiopia

0x0c00 - 0x0cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x0c01

ar-EG

Arabic, Egypt

0x0c04

zh-HK

Chinese, Hong Kong

0x0c07

de-AT

German, Austria

0x0c09

en-AU

English, Australia

0x0c0a

es-ES

Spanish, Spain

0x0c0c

fr-CA

French, Canada

0x0c1a

sr-Cyrl-CS

Serbian, Cyrillic, Serbia and Montenegro

0x0c3b

se-FI

Northern Sami, Finland

0x0c5f

tmz-MA

Tamanaku, Morocco

0x0c6b

quz-PE

Cusco Quechua, Peru

0x1000 - 0x10ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x1001

ar-LY

Arabic, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

0x1004

zh-SG

Chinese, Singapore

0x1007

de-LU

German, Luxembourg

0x1009

en-CA

English, Canada

0x100a

es-GT

Spanish, Guatemala

0x100c

fr-CH

French, Switzerland

0x101a

hr-BA

Croatian, Bosnia and Herzegovina

0x103b

smj-NO

Lule Sami, Norway

0x1400 - 0x14ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x1401

ar-DZ

Arabic, Algeria

0x1404

zh-MO

Chinese, Macao

0x1407

de-LI

German, Liechtenstein

0x1409

en-NZ

English, New Zealand

0x140a

es-CR

Spanish, Costa Rica

0x140c

fr-LU

French, Luxembourg

0x141a

bs-Latn-BA

Bosnian, Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina

0x143b

smj-SE

Lule Sami, Sweden

0x1800 - 0x18ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x1801

ar-MA

Arabic, Morocco

0x1809

en-IE

English, Ireland

0x180a

es-PA

Spanish, Panama

0x180c

fr-MC

French, Monaco

0x181a

sr-Latn-BA

Serbian, Latin, Bosnia and Herzegovina

0x183b

sma-NO

Southern Sami, Norway

0x1c00 - 0x1cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x1c01

ar-TN

Arabic, Tunisia

0x1c09

en-ZA

English, South Africa

0x1c0a

es-DO

Spanish, Dominican Republic

0x1c0c

fr-West

French

0x1c1a

sr-Cyrl-BA

Serbian, Cyrillic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

0x1c3b

sma-SE

Southern Sami, Sweden

0x2000 - 0x20ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x2001

ar-OM

Arabic, Oman

0x2009

en-JM

English, Jamaica

0x200a

es-VE

Spanish, Venezuela

0x200c

fr-RE

French, Réunion

0x201a

bs-Cyrl-BA

Bosnian, Cyrillic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

0x203b

sms-FI

Skolt Sami, Finland

0x2400 - 0x24ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x2401

ar-YE

Arabic, Yemen

0x2409

en-CB

English

0x240a

es-CO

Spanish, Colombia

0x240c

fr-CG

French, Congo

0x241a

sr-Latn-RS

Serbian, Latin, Serbia

0x243b

smn-FI

Inari Sami, Finland

0x2800 - 0x28ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x2801

ar-SY

Arabic, Syrian Arab Republic

0x2809

en-BZ

English, Belize

0x280a

es-PE

Spanish, Peru

0x280c

fr-SN

French, Senegal

0x281a

sr-Cyrl-RS

Serbian, Cyrillic, Serbia

0x2c00 - 0x2cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x2c01

ar-JO

Arabic, Jordan

0x2c09

en-TT

English, Trinidad and Tobago

0x2c0a

es-AR

Spanish, Argentina

0x2c0c

fr-CM

French, Cameroon

0x2c1a

sr-Latn-ME

Serbian, Latin, Montenegro

0x3000 - 0x30ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x3001

ar-LB

Arabic, Lebanon

0x3009

en-ZW

English, Zimbabwe

0x300a

es-EC

Spanish, Ecuador

0x300c

fr-CI

French, Côte d’Ivoire

0x301a

sr-Cyrl-ME

Serbian, Cyrillic, Montenegro

0x3400 - 0x34ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x3401

ar-KW

Arabic, Kuwait

0x3409

en-PH

English, Philippines

0x340a

es-CL

Spanish, Chile

0x340c

fr-ML

French, Mali

0x3800 - 0x38ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x3801

ar-AE

Arabic, United Arab Emirates

0x3809

en-ID

English, Indonesia

0x380a

es-UY

Spanish, Uruguay

0x380c

fr-MA

French, Morocco

0x3c00 - 0x3cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x3c01

ar-BH

Arabic, Bahrain

0x3c09

en-HK

English, Hong Kong

0x3c0a

es-PY

Spanish, Paraguay

0x3c0c

fr-HT

French, Haiti

0x4000 - 0x40ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x4001

ar-QA

Arabic, Qatar

0x4009

en-IN

English, India

0x400a

es-BO

Spanish, Bolivia

0x4400 - 0x44ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x4409

en-MY

English, Malaysia

0x440a

es-SV

Spanish, El Salvador

0x4800 - 0x48ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x4809

en-SG

English, Singapore

0x480a

es-HN

Spanish, Honduras

0x4c00 - 0x4cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x4c0a

es-NI

Spanish, Nicaragua

0x5000 - 0x50ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x500a

es-PR

Spanish, Puerto Rico

0x5400 - 0x54ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x540a

es-US

Spanish, United States

0x6400 - 0x64ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x641a

bs-Cyrl

Bosnian, Cyrillic

0x6800 - 0x68ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x681a

bs-Latn

Bosnian, Latin

0x6c00 - 0x6cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x6c1a

sr-Cyrl

Serbian, Cyrillic

0x7000 - 0x70ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x701a

sr-Latn

Serbian, Latin

0x703b

smn

Inari Sami

0x7400 - 0x74ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x742c

az-Cyrl

Azerbaijani, Cyrillic

0x743b

sms

Skolt Sami

0x7800 - 0x78ff

Value Language identifier Language

0x7804

zh

Chinese

0x7814

nn

Norwegian Nynorsk

0x781a

bs

Bosnian

0x782c

az-Latn

Azerbaijani, Latin

0x783b

sma

Southern Sami

0x7843

uz-Cyrl

Uzbek, Cyrillic

0x7850

mn-Cyrl

Mongolian, Cyrillic

0x785d

iu-Cans

Inuktitut, Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics

0x7c00 - 0x7cff

Value Language identifier Language

0x7c04

zh-Hant

Chinese, Han (Traditional variant)

0x7c14

nb

Norwegian Bokmål

0x7c1a

sr

Serbian

0x7c28

tg-Cyrl

Tajik, Cyrillic

0x7c2e

dsb

Lower Sorbian

0x7c3b

smj

Lule Sami

0x7c43

uz-Latn

Uzbek, Latin

0x7c50

mn-Mong

Mongolian, Mongolian

0x7c5d

iu-Latn

Inuktitut, Latin

0x7c5f

tzm-Latn

Central Atlas Tamazight, Latin

0x7c68

ha-Latn

Hausa, Latin

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