CultureInfo::TwoLetterISOLanguageName Property

 
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Gets the ISO 639-1 two-letter code for the language of the current CultureInfo.

Namespace:   System.Globalization
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public:
property String^ TwoLetterISOLanguageName {
	virtual String^ get();
}

Property Value

Type: System::String^

The ISO 639-1 two-letter code for the language of the current CultureInfo.

For example, the two-letter abbreviation for English is "en". The TwoLetterISOLanguageName property value for the invariant culture is "iv".

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When communicating between processes or persisting data it is usually better to use the full CultureInfo::Name. Using just the language can lose context and data.

If ISO 639-1 does not define a two-letter language code for a particular culture, the TwoLetterISOLanguageName property returns a string that consists of three or more letters. For more information, see the example.

The following example lists the cultures whose TwoLetterISOLanguageName property does not consist of a two-letter language code.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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