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Locale::getDisplayLanguage

locale_get_display_language

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

Locale::getDisplayLanguage -- locale_get_display_languageReturns an appropriately localized display name for language of the inputlocale

Description

Object-oriented style

public static Locale::getDisplayLanguage(string $locale, ?string $displayLocale = null): string|false

Procedural style

locale_get_display_language(string $locale, ?string $displayLocale = null): string|false

Returns an appropriately localized display name for language of the input locale. If is null then the default locale is used.

Parameters

locale

The locale to return a display language for

displayLocale

Optional format locale to use to display the language name

Return Values

Display name of the language for the locale in the format appropriate for displayLocale, or false on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
8.0.0 displayLocale is nullable now.

Examples

Example #1 locale_get_display_language() example

<?php
echo locale_get_display_language('sl-Latn-IT-nedis''en');
echo 
";\n";
echo 
locale_get_display_language('sl-Latn-IT-nedis''fr');
echo 
";\n";
echo 
locale_get_display_language('sl-Latn-IT-nedis''de');
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
echo Locale::getDisplayLanguage('sl-Latn-IT-nedis''en');
echo 
";\n";
echo 
Locale::getDisplayLanguage('sl-Latn-IT-nedis''fr');
echo 
";\n";
echo 
Locale::getDisplayLanguage('sl-Latn-IT-nedis''de');
?>

The above example will output:

Slovenian;
slov\xc3\xa8ne;
Slowenisch

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jake at qzdesign dot co dot uk
1 year ago
If `$locale` is invalid, the return value is actually the value of `$locale`, not `NULL` or `FALSE` as you might expect.

(If `$in_locale` is invalid, but `$locale` is valid, the return value is the language name in the default locale.)
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heitor dot siller at gmail dot com
10 years ago
To display special characters correctly in a web browser, it's a good idea to decode the result data with utf8_decode:

<?php

echo utf8_decode(Locale::getDisplayLanguage('sl-Latn-IT-nedis', 'fr'));

echo
utf8_decode(Locale::getDisplayLanguage('sl-Latn-IT-nedis', 'pt-BR'));

?>
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