ICU Locale “Swahili” (sw)

General Information

Property Value
Base locale ID sw
Language sw
Country (none)
Display name Swahili
Display name with dialect Swahili
Character orientation left-to-right
Line orientation top-to-bottom
ISO 639-2/T language code swa
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 asubuhi, alasiri
Eras KK, BK
Era names Kabla ya Kristo, Baada ya Kristo
Months Januari, Februari, Machi, Aprili, Mei, Juni, Julai, Agosti, Septemba, Oktoba, Novemba, Desemba
Short months Jan, Feb, Mac, Apr, Mei, Jun, Jul, Ago, Sep, Okt, Nov, Des
Short weekdays J2, J3, J4, J5, Alh, Ij, J1
Weekdays Jumapili, Jumatatu, Jumanne, Jumatano, Alhamisi, Ijumaa, Jumamosi
Format Pattern
Date.3 Example: 26/10/2016
Pattern: dd/MM/yyyy
Local Pattern: dd/MM/yyyy
Date.2 Example: 26 Okt 2016
Pattern: d MMM y
Local Pattern: d MMM y
Date.1 Example: 26 Oktoba 2016
Pattern: d MMMM y
Local Pattern: d MMMM y
Date.0 Example: Jumatano, 26 Oktoba 2016
Pattern: EEEE, d MMMM y
Local Pattern: EEEE, d MMMM y

Also see the list of time zones.

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