Item Language

Books in the catalog are tagged with a language that the book is written in. Catalogs are also tagged with the language(s) that the catalog is in. Each book or catalog can have multiple languages. Some Gear items can also be tagged with a language but only those that have writing or sound recording in a language other than English.

To add or change a language on an existing catalog item: On the Catalog Add or Change page add item or change item, select the language from the menu and click Set for each language or enter the language code(s) separated by a comma. The following are all languages and their codes currenty defined in the system:

  • Afrikaans (Afrikaans) - AF
  • Arabic (العربية) - AR
  • Bulgarian (български) - BG
  • Chinese (中文) - ZH
  • Croatian (Hrvatski) - HR
  • Czech (Čeština) - CS
  • Danish (Dansk) - DA
  • Dutch (Nederlands) - NL
  • English (English) - EN
  • Estonian (Eesti) - ET
  • Finnish (Suomi) - FI
  • French (Français) - FR
  • German (Deutsch) - DE
  • Greek (ελληνικά) - EL
  • Hebrew (עִבְרִית) - HE
  • Hungarian (Magyar) - HU
  • Italian (Italiano) - IT
  • Japanese (日本語) - JA
  • Korean (한국어) - KO
  • Latvian (Latvijas) - LV
  • Lithuanian (Lietuvos) - LT
  • Malay (Bahasa Melayu) - MS
  • Norwegian (Norsk) - NO
  • Polish (Polski) - PL
  • Portuguese (Português) - PT
  • Romanian (Română) - RO
  • Russian (Русский) - RU
  • Serbian (Srpski) - SR
  • Slovak (Slovenčina) - SK
  • Slovene (Slovenščina) - SL
  • Spanish (Español) - ES
  • Swedish (Svenska) - SV
  • Thai (ภาษาไทย) - TH
  • Turkish (Türkçe) - TR
  • Ukrainian (Український) - UK
A language is defined in the system if there is some LEGO item with words in that language.
Notes:
The following are words that appear on 1 x 6 and 1 x 8 classic named beams (decorated bricks):

 Word   Language   Translation 
 Albergo   Italian  Inn
 Automatiek   Dutch  Automatic
 Bäcker   German  Baker
 Bager   Danish  Baker
 Bahnhof   German  Station
 Banegård   Danish  Station
 Banken   Danish  Bank
 Boulangerie   French  Bakery
 Brandweer   Dutch  Fire Station
 Brandstation   Swedish  Fire Station
 Cafe     
 Cigaretten   German  Cigarettes
 Cinema     
 Dealer     
 Drogheria   Italian  Drug Store
 Esso Huolto   Finnish  Esso Service
 Esso Service     
 Esso Wagenpflege   German  Esso Car Maintenance
 Falck   Danish  Fire
 Feuerwehr   German  Firemen
 Fire Station     
 Garage     
 Gare   French  Station
 Grocery     
 Hotel     
 Hotell   Norwegian, Swedish  Hotel
 Hotelli   Finnish  Hotel
 Kahvila   Finnish  Cafe
 Kino   Danish, Dutch  Theater
 Kiosk     
 Kioski   Finnish  Kiosk
 Koek Banket   Dutch  Cake Banquet
 Købmand   Danish  Groceries
 Mejeri   Danish  Milk
 Pompieri   Italian  Firefighters
 Pompiers   French  Firefighters
 Panetteria   Italian  Bread
 P.T.T     
 Post     
 Poste   French  Post
 Posterijen   Dutch  Post Office
 Restaurant     
 Ristorante   Italian  Restaurant
 Sigaretten   Dutch  Cigarettes
 Slagter   Danish  Butcher
 Slakter   Norwegian  Butcher
 Snack Bar     
 Specerier   Swedish  Groceries
 Station     
 Store     
 Tabac   French  Tobacco
 Tabacchi   Italian  Tobacco
 Tabak   German  Tobacco
 Taksi   Finnish  Taxi
 Taxa   Danish  Taxi
 Taxe   German  Taxi
 Taxi     
 Taxi's     
 Teater   Danish  Theater
 Teatteri   Finnish  Theater
 Teatro   Italian  Theater
 Theater     
 Tobak   Danish  Tobacco
 Tobakk   Norwegian  Tobacco
 Tupakkaa   Finnish  Cigarettes
 VW Dealer     
 VW Forsaljning   Swedish  VW Rush Sale
 VW Garage     
 VW Service     
 VW LEGO     
 VW Salg   Danish  VW Sale
 VW Verkauf   German  VW Sale
 VW VW VW     
 Würstchen   German  Sausages