@@LANGUAGE (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabaseyesAzure SQL Data Warehouse yesParallel Data Warehouse

Returns the name of the language currently being used.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

Syntax

@@LANGUAGE  

Return Types

nvarchar

Remarks

To view information about language settings, including valid official language names, run sp_helplanguage without a parameter specified.

Examples

The following example returns the language for the current session.

SELECT @@LANGUAGE AS 'Language Name';  

Here is the result set.

Language Name                   
------------------------------  
us_english                      

See Also

Configuration Functions (Transact-SQL)
SET LANGUAGE (Transact-SQL)
sp_helplanguage (Transact-SQL)