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@@LANGUAGE (Transact-SQL)

Returns the name of the language currently being used.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database.

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

The following example returns the language for the current session.

SELECT @@LANGUAGE AS 'Language Name';

Here is the result set.

Language Name                 

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