Language Names

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We’re putting together this list as another helpful resource for translators. Please add your language to the table. The table is in alphabetical order based on the English name.

English Original
Afrikaans Afrikaans
Arabic العربية
Basque Euskara
Brazilian Portuguese Português do Brasil
Breton Brezhoneg
Bulgarian Български
Catalan Català
Chinese (simplified) 简体中文
Chinese (traditional) 繁體中文
Cornish Kernewek
Danish Dansk
Dutch Nederlands
English English
Finnish suomi
French Français
Friulian Furlan
Galician Galego
German Deutsch
Greenlandic Kalaallisut
Icelandic Íslenska
Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia
Italian Italiano
Japanese 日本語
Korean 한국어
Lao ພາສາລາວ
Malay Bahasa Melayu
Malayalam മലയാളം
Maori Māori
Ndebele, South IsiNdebele
Northern Sotho Sesotho sa Leboa or Sepedi
Papiamento Papiamentu
Persian فارسی
Portuguese Português
Romanian Română
Russian русский
Serbian српски or srpski
Sinhala සිංහල
Slovak Slovenský
Sotho, Southern Sesotho
Spanish Español
Sundanese Basa Sunda
Swati or Swazi Siswati
Tamil தமிழ்
Tsonga Xitsonga
Tswana Setswana
Ukrainian Українська
Uyghur ئۇيغۇرچە
Venda Tshivenḓa
Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
Xhosa IsiXhosa
Zulu IsiZulu
Nepali Nepali