ICU Locale “Somali” (so)

General Information

Property Value
Base locale ID so
Language so
Country (none)
Display name Somali
Display name with dialect Somali
Character orientation left-to-right
Line orientation top-to-bottom
ISO 639-2/T language code som
Java Locale (no exact match)
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Property Value
Currency symbol ¤
Decimal separator .
Digit #
Exponent separator E
Grouping separator ,
International currency symbol XXX
Minus sign -
Monetary decimal separator .
Pad escape *
Pattern Separator ;
Percent %
Per mill
Plus sign +
Significant digit @
Zero digit 0


Property Value(s)
AM/PM Strings sn., gn.
Eras CK, CD
Era names Ciise ka hor (CS), Ciise ka dib (CS)
Months Bisha Koobaad, Bisha Labaad, Bisha Saddexaad, Bisha Afraad, Bisha Shanaad, Bisha Lixaad, Bisha Todobaad, Bisha Sideedaad, Bisha Sagaalaad, Bisha Tobnaad, Bisha Kow iyo Tobnaad, Bisha Laba iyo Tobnaad
Short months Kob, Lab, Sad, Afr, Sha, Lix, Tod, Sid, Sag, Tob, KIT, LIT
Short weekdays Axd, Isn, Tal, Arb, Kha, Jim, Sab
Weekdays Axad, Isniin, Talaado, Arbaco, Khamiis, Jimco, Sabti
Format Pattern
Date.3 Example: 26/10/16
Pattern: dd/MM/yy
Local Pattern: dd/MM/yy
Date.2 Example: 26-Tob-2016
Pattern: dd-MMM-y
Local Pattern: dd-MMM-y
Date.1 Example: 26 Bisha Tobnaad 2016
Pattern: dd MMMM y
Local Pattern: dd MMMM y
Date.0 Example: Arbaco, Bisha Tobnaad 26, 2016
Pattern: EEEE, MMMM dd, y
Local Pattern: EEEE, MMMM dd, y

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