The HTML Attribute reference

"lang" - html Attribute

  • Specifies the base language of an element's attribute values and text content.

Value(s): language-code

List of some of the ISO 639-1 lang code :
Lang code Name of Language
aa Afar
ab Abkhazian
af Afrikaans
ak Akan
sq Albanian
am Amharic
ar Arabic
an Aragonese
hy Armenian
as Assamese
av Avaric
ae Avestan
ay Aymara
az Azerbaijani
ba Bashkir
bm Bambara
be Belarusian
bn Bengali
bh Bihari languages
bi Bislama
bo Tibetan
bs Bosnian
br Breton
bg Bulgarian
my Burmese
ca Catalan; Valencian
cs Czech
ch Chamorro
ce Chechen
zh Chinese
cu Church Slavic; Old Slavonic; Church Slavonic; Old Bulgarian; Old Church Slavonic
cv Chuvash
kw Cornish
co Corsican
cr Cree
cy Welsh
cs Czech
da Danish
de German
dv Divehi; Dhivehi; Maldivian
nl Dutch; Flemish
dz Dzongkha
el Greek, Modern (1453-)
en English
eo Esperanto
et Estonian
eu Basque
ee Ewe
fo Faroese
fa Persian
fj Fijian
fi Finnish
fr French
fr French
fy Western Frisian
ff Fulah
ka Georgian
de German
gd Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic
ga Irish
gl Galician
gv Manx
el Greek, Modern (1453-)
gn Guarani
gu Gujarati
ht Haitian; Haitian Creole
ha Hausa
he Hebrew
hz Herero
hi Hindi
ho Hiri Motu
hr Croatian
hu Hungarian
hy Armenian
ig Igbo
is Icelandic
io Ido
ii Sichuan Yi; Nuosu
iu Inuktitut
ie Interlingue; Occidental
ia Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association)
id Indonesian
ik Inupiaq
is Icelandic
it Italian
jv Javanese
ja Japanese
kl Kalaallisut; Greenlandic
kn Kannada
ks Kashmiri
ka Georgian
kr Kanuri
kk Kazakh
km Central Khmer
ki Kikuyu; Gikuyu
rw Kinyarwanda
ky Kirghiz; Kyrgyz
kv Komi
kg Kongo
ko Korean
kj Kuanyama; Kwanyama
ku Kurdish
lo Lao
la Latin
lv Latvian
li Limburgan; Limburger; Limburgish
ln Lingala
lt Lithuanian
lb Luxembourgish; Letzeburgesch
lu Luba-Katanga
lg Ganda
mk Macedonian
mh Marshallese
ml Malayalam
mi Maori
mr Marathi
ms Malay
mk Macedonian
mg Malagasy
mt Maltese
mn Mongolian
mi Maori
ms Malay
my Burmese
na Nauru
nv Navajo; Navaho
nr Ndebele, South; South Ndebele
nd Ndebele, North; North Ndebele
ng Ndonga
ne Nepali
nl Dutch; Flemish
nn Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian
nb Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål
no Norwegian
ny Chichewa; Chewa; Nyanja
oc Occitan (post 1500)
oj Ojibwa
or Oriya
om Oromo
os Ossetian; Ossetic
pa Panjabi; Punjabi
fa Persian
pi Pali
pl Polish
pt Portuguese
ps Pushto; Pashto
qu Quechua
rm Romansh
ro Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan
ro Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan
rn Rundi
ru Russian
sg Sango
sa Sanskrit
si Sinhala; Sinhalese
sk Slovak
sk Slovak
sl Slovenian
se Northern Sami
sm Samoan
sn Shona
sd Sindhi
so Somali
st Sotho, Southern
es Spanish; Castilian
sq Albanian
sc Sardinian
sr Serbian
ss Swati
su Sundanese
sw Swahili
sv Swedish
ty Tahitian
ta Tamil
tt Tatar
te Telugu
tg Tajik
tl Tagalog
th Thai
bo Tibetan
ti Tigrinya
to Tonga (Tonga Islands)
tn Tswana
ts Tsonga
tk Turkmen
tr Turkish
tw Twi
ug Uighur; Uyghur
uk Ukrainian
ur Urdu
uz Uzbek
ve Venda
vi Vietnamese
vo Volapük
cy Welsh
wa Walloon
wo Wolof
xh Xhosa
yi Yiddish
yo Yoruba
za Zhuang; Chuang
zh Chinese
zu Zulu
Used in the element(s):
Elements Description
a The A element denotes an anchor; a hypertext link or the destination of a link.
abbr This element allows authors to clearly indicate a sequence of characters that define an abbreviation for a word.
acronym Indicates an acronym abbreviation.
address ADDRESS is used to supply contact information for a web document.
area This element defines a map region on a client-side image.
b This element renders the text betweeen the start and end tag in bold.
bdo This element overrides the bidirectional algorithm for the enclosed text.
big The big element is a text formatting control that increments the enclosed text by one size.
blockquote This element is used to format the text as a block quote, which means the right and left margins are indented from the text before and after the quote.
body The <BODY> tag contains the body of the document. It must come after the </'head' > (if a header is specified). Everything between the <BODY> and </BODY> is considered part of the document body. It is the part of the document that is visible to the user.
button This element defines a submit button, reset button, or push button.
caption The CAPTION element's text should describe the nature of the table. The CAPTION element is only permitted immediately after the 'table' start tag.
center (deprecated) This element defines a block whose contents are centered horizontally on visual browsers.
cite This element is used to markup citations, such as titles of magazines or newspapers, ship names, references to other sources, and quotation attributions.
code This element shows text that is intended to be shown in a monospaced font. This is useful for programming code.
col This element defines attributes common to a table column.
colgroup COLGROUP groups a set of 'col' elements. It allows you to group several semantically related columns together.
dd This element provides the definition of a term in a definition list.
del This element is used to markup sections of the document that have been deleted with respect to a different version of a document.
dfn This element denotes the defining instance of a term. Visual browsers typically render enclosed text as italic.
dir (deprecated) This element was designed to be used for creating multicolumn directory lists.
div This element offer a generic mechanism for adding structure to documents. The <DIV> tag is used to divide a document up into artificial sections such as chapters, sections, appendix and so on.
dl This element defines a definition list.
dt This element defines a term in a definition list.
em This element is used to indicate emphasis. Browsers typically renders enclosed text in italic.
fieldset Groups related form controls.
font (deprecated) This element is used to change the size, color and face of the enclosed text.
form This element defines an interactive form.
h1 The elements H1 through H6 are used to define header levels within a document. H1 element is the most significant header and H6 is the least significant.
h2 The elements H1 through H6 are used to define header levels within a document. H1 element is the most significant header and H6 is the least significant.
h3 The elements H1 through H6 are used to define header levels within a document. H1 element is the most significant header and H6 is the least significant.
h4 The elements H1 through H6 are used to define header levels within a document. H1 element is the most significant header and H6 is the least significant.
h5 The elements H1 through H6 are used to define header levels within a document. H1 element is the most significant header and H6 is the least significant.
h6 The elements H1 through H6 are used to define header levels within a document. H1 element is the most significant header and H6 is the least significant.
head This element contains information about the current document, such as its title, keywords that may be useful to search engines, and other data that is not considered document content.
hr Draws a horizontal line.
html The HTML element defines with the starttag and endtag of an entire web document.
i This element suggests that enclosed text shall be rendered as italic text.
img This element specifies an inline image to be drawn in the place.
input This element defines a form control for the user to enter input.
ins This element is used to markup sections of the document that have been inserted with respect to a different version of a document.
isindex (deprecated) Indicates that the document has an associated keyword index that can be searched.
kbd This element denotes text to be entered by the user. Browsers will typically render text as monospaced.
label This element associates a label with a form control.
legend This element is used to provide the caption text for grouped form controls and text contained in a fieldset.
li This element defines a list item.
link This element is designed to define a relationship between documents.
map This element specifies a client-side image map that may be associated with another elements like: IMG, OBJECT, or INPUT.
menu (deprecated) This element was designed to be used for creating multicolumn directory lists.
meta Metatags are a way for you to define your web page and web site to the outside world.
noframes This element contains content that should only be rendered by the browser when frames are not displayed.
noscript This element provides alternate content for a client-side script that was not executed.
object This element is used to include objects such as images, audio, videos, Java applets, and Flash animations.
ol This element defines an ordered list.
optgroup This element defines a group of choices within a SELECT menu.
option This element defines a menu choice within a SELECT menu.
p This element defines a paragraph of text.
pre This element shows preformatted text as it is included, with exactly specified whitespace, blank lines and such.
q This element is used for short, inline quotations.
s (deprecated) Render strike-through style text.
samp This element's purpose is to identify a sample of characters that form the output or result of some process.
select This element defines a form control for the selection of options. It is is most useful within a FORM.
small This element suggests that the enclosed text must be rendered in a smaller font.
span This element is a generic inline container.
strike (deprecated) Render strike-through style text.
strong The STRONG element gives strong emphasis to its contents. Browsers typically renders enclosed text in bold.
style This element allows you to define styles (CSS) which may be used within your document. Styles should bee placed inside the header section ('head' ).
sub This element is used for subscripts.
sup This element is used for superscripts.
table The HTML table model allows you to arrange text, images, links, forms, form fields, other tables, etc. into rows and columns of cells.
tbody This element is used to define the body section in a table.
td This element defines a data cell in a table.
textarea This element is used in forms to get multiple lines of text from the user.
tfoot This element is used to define the foot section in a table.
th This element defines a header cell in a table.
thead This element is used to define the head section in a table.
title This element encloses the title of an HTML document.
tr This element defines a table row.
tt This element suggests that the text should be rendered as teletype or monospaced text.
u (deprecated) This element suggests that the text should be rendered as underlined text.
ul This element defines an unordered list.
var This element is used to markup variables or program arguments. Browsers will typically render enclosed text as italic type.

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