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@@LANGUAGE (Transact-SQL)

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Returns the name of the language currently being used.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse Public Preview.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

@@LANGUAGE

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                 
------------------------------
us_english                    

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